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Crushed Stars / In The Bright Rain
Album:In The Bright Rain Collection:General
Artist:Crushed Stars Added:02/2012
Label:Simulacra Records 

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Add Date:2012-06-09 Pull Date:2012-08-12 
Week Ending:12 Aug29 Jul22 Jul15 Jul8 Jul1 Jul24 Jun17 Jun
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Album Review
Deniz Cebenoyan
Reviewed 2012-06-03 
Crushed Stars / “In the Bright Rain” / Simulacra Records

Nice and soothing stuff. All songs involve some sort of layered dreamy guitars and echoey vocals. Nothing too complex, all accessible, positive, borderline-happy chill songs. Vocals get repetitive after a while, but the background sounds remain pleasant. Probably won’t be your favorite band, but can’t possibly offend you either.


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Favorite tracks: 3, 7, 9
All tracks reviewed inside.


1. 2:16 Muddled guitars, dreamy voice, chill and happy, ends a bit soon.
2. 3:29 Midtempo, overlapping vocals/guitars, simple melody.
3: *4:24 Simple - light guitar, bass, vocals. Layers a bit, slight beat, feels like you’re staring at the stars.
4. 4:39 Clean guitar! Piano, strings, light beat. This one’s a bit melancholy.
5. 4:50 Same feel, though chords get a bit more interesting in the (pre?) chorus.
6. 2:49 Vocals sound a bit too low, similar tune to the others.
7. *3:34 Bit more upbeat, midtempo, harmonies, simple
8. 3:31 Kind of piano ballady, sounds a bit cheesy.
9. *7:01 Dreamy guitar chords, 7ths, echoey piano/synth touches, goes on a while, but kinda nice closer.

Deniz Cebenoyan

Track Listing
1.Leave Town 5.Pretty Girls Are Everywhere
2.Brighter Now 6.Bedtime For Dreamers
3.Copenhagen 7.Window
4.Color Kites 8.House On The Hill
 9.Take Flight