Tag Archives: orphaned albums

Want List: Fiat Lux Are Making Up For Lost Time

I was barely a year into this blog when I first posted about Fiat Lux, the 80s band who notably emerged on Bill Nelson’s Cocteau Records label before getting signed to Polydor and releasing a string of singles… then nothing … Continue reading

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Record Review: Trees – Sleep Convention DLX RM [part 2]

[…continued from last post] This CD had all ten tunes from “Sleep Convention,” but upped the stakes to include two alternate takes of two album tracks as well as the ten songs that would have been on his sophomore album. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Trees – Sleep Convention DLX RM [part 1]

Trees: Sleep Convention DLX RM US CD [2018] Come Back Shock Of The New Delta Sleep No Stranger Midnight In America 11:00 A.M. Wildwood India Gotta Moon Red Car Come Back (Alternate Version) 11:00 A.M. (Alternate Version) Fire Never Believe … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Photos – Crystal Tips + Mighty Mice [part 2]

[…continued from last post] Speaking of strong songs, “Kill That Girl” began with a evasive minor key intro only to blossom upon the first chorus into a vibrant Motown pastiche complete with a buoyant James Jamerson bass line and perky … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Photos – Crystal Tips + Mighty Mice [part 1]

The Photos: Crystal Tips + Mighty Mice UK CD [2008] My Life Story Life In A Day Luke Come Back Let’s Pack Our Bags Kill That Girl The Final Scene We Fight Thinking Of His Girlfriend Wish You Well For … Continue reading

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Record Review: Rose McDowall – Cut With The Cake Knife

Rose McDowall: Cut With The Cake Knife DLX RM US CD [2015] Tibet Sunboy Wings Of Heaven Sixty Cowboys On The Sun Cut With The Cake Knife Crystal Nights Soldier So Vicious Don’t Fear The Reaper Crystal Days I got … Continue reading

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REDUX: The Eventual Joy of Orphaned Albums

June 20, 2013 Last week a CD arrived in the mail that I only recently became aware of, and it got me thinking on an interesting tangent. The album was The Sound Barrier’s “The Suburban Suite” and the main reason … Continue reading

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