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A Fir-Ju Well / Torero
Album:Torero Collection:General
Artist:A Fir-Ju Well Added:03/2004
Label:Independent 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2004-10-04 Pull Date:2004-12-06 
Week Ending:28 Nov21 Nov7 Nov31 Oct24 Oct17 Oct10 Oct
Airplays:1111223

Recent Airplay
1.Sat, 03 Aug 13:Eme O
Music Casserole
4.Tue, 02 Nov 04:La Chanteuse
Storytime!--Free For all
2.Tue, 23 Nov 04:Mor
All This - And Mor: A Thanksgiving Brush with the Law
5.Thu, 28 Oct 04:Riina & Murray
Fiction Romance
3.Tue, 16 Nov 04:La Chanteuse
Storytime--Miscellaneous
6.Tue, 19 Oct 04:Mor
All This - And Mor!

Album Review
Mandy Khoshnevisan
Reviewed 2004-08-05 
A Fir-Ju Well: El Torero
Theatrical pop, songs journey through many phases, mid-phrase. Pianos, guitars, lots of atmospheric sound effects and opaque lyrics. Mostly dramatic minor keys. All songs well-executed; a very versatile band. Play any; they’re all fun in their own way.

1. (2:43) carnivalesque: echoing vox, sound effects, switches meters
2. *(3:14) fast sneaky plucking becomes surfy pop becomes watery psychedelic
3. (2:54) mid/uptempo jangly dark surfin’
4. (3:04) wacky uptempo country, with twangs and “boing” noises
5. *(2:14) fun, catchy uptempo punky with wild guitars. Tempo changes
6. (2:31) uptempo rockin, w/ half-shouted vox.
7. (3:30) flows from last track; sampled speech (Churchill?) chaos becomes wavering serene melody
8. *(3:28) piano rock ballad; rain sounds and ahhhhs

—Reviewed by mandy (la chanteuse)


Track Listing
1.#4 5.Salem Sheep
2.Neigh 6.Soul Child
3.Platinum 7.Soul Child
4.Cooking for Dust 8.Step Down