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Landes, Dawn & Piers Faccini / Desert Songs Ep
Album:Desert Songs Ep Collection:General
Artist:Landes, Dawn & Piers Faccini Added:02/2016
Label:Six Degrees Records 

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Add Date:2016-02-02 Pull Date:2016-04-02 
Week Ending:3 Apr20 Mar13 Mar6 Mar21 Feb14 Feb7 Feb
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 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 02, 2016:Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles
We Come And Go
4.Mar 19, 2016:Narnia
I Hear A Calling
2.Apr 02, 2016:Narnia
I Hear A Calling
5.Mar 12, 2016:Music Casserole
We Come And Go
3.Apr 02, 2016:Music Casserole
I Hear A Calling
6.Mar 09, 2016:Home on the Range
I Hear A Calling

Album Review
Mr. Tumnus
Reviewed 2016-02-05 
Quiet, emotionally restrained, atmospheric folk. Guitars, a male and a female voice, and snazzy use of the wood block. The strongest part of this album is definitely the rhythms: off-balance, lilting, but always gentle, occasionally punctuated by a tap from a drum or a pulse from a bass guitar. It’s the sort of music that puts you in a thoughtful mood.

The first half of the EP is more traditional folk; the second is quiet folky dance music. I preferred the second half.

No FCCs. My favorites: 5, 4

1) “Heaven’s Gate” (3:09): A bit less traditional than it first appears, but still pretty traditional. Nice melody. Emphasis on the vocals.
2) “We Come and Go” (4:05): Slower. Almost blusey. Pronounced bass.
3) “Book of Dreams” (2:26): Cheerful. The closing song of an indie family comedy.
4) “Crying Out Loud” (3:15): The wood block and guitar picking are great here. Just female singer.
5) “I Hear a Calling” (3:18): More of a Spanish feel. Guitar picking, more wood block. Intricate, lilting rhythm. Clicking and clacking add a nice sharpness. 6/8 time. Great instrumental final minute.

--Mr. Tumnus

Track Listing
1.Heaven's Gate 3.Book Of Dreams
2.We Come And Go 4.Crying Out Loud
 5.I Hear A Calling