Augie March / Strange Bird
Album:Strange Bird Collection:General
Artist:Augie March Added:Oct 2004
Label:Spin Art 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-01-09 Pull Date:2005-03-13 
Week Ending:Mar 13Feb 27Feb 13Feb 6Jan 30Jan 23Jan 16

Recent Airplay
1.Nov 07, 2006:What's in the Ice Box?
Addle Brains
4.Feb 21, 2005:the ox and hammer show
The Vineyard
2.May 19, 2005:The Devil's Single Collective
The Train Will Be Taking No.
5.Feb 11, 2005:Midnight Meanderings
Addle Brains
3.Mar 11, 2005:Distraction-Limited
Song in the Key of Chance
6.Feb 03, 2005:I once was canadian
Sunstroke House

Album Review
Reviewed 2004-12-13 
Dream pop from Melbourne, Australia. Keyboards, rich production, lots of guitar, hushed vox in the tradition of the genre, some chamber elements, lush. Flaming Lips (mostly in vox), Radiohead. Sounds good, plays fine, some beautiful tracks in there. Start with 1, 2, 9, 13. FCC: 8

1. * Classic noise-pop ballad, with piano, Flaming Lips vox. *
2. * Rolling train uptempo, swinging organ, multiple vox, cool, “traaaaaaaaaaiin!” *
3. Quiet, acoustic guitar, keyboard, piano. Picks up slightly.
4. Another quiet nice one.
5. Short, remote vox/choir and keyboard.
6. Loud, big electric guitar chords, more urgency.
7. Short intro to track 8, trumpets.
8. FCC (“Fuckin’”) Shivering, trembling vox. Mid/slow swirl.
9. * Nice drum beat, simple piano motif, mellow jangly backdrop.*
10. Twangy jazzy guitar/piano, low key, nice.
11. Slow/mid tempo, nice organ towards end.
12. Banjo, delicate, dreamy.
13. * Long. Dramatic piano, loud start. Alternates with quieter, synth-backdrop verses and loud bridges. Ends with 1-2-3 intro to next track*
14. Drony synths, quiet vox, backing vox as a remote shout. Slow floating on a calm Australian lake.

Track Listing
1.The Vineyard 8.There's Something at The...
2.The Train Will Be Taking No. 9.Addle Brains
3.Litter Wonder 10.The Keepa
4.The Night Is a Blackbird 11.The Drowning Dream
5.O Mi Sol Li Lon 12.Sunstroke House
6.Song in the Key of Chance 13.Brundisium
7.Up the Hill and Down 14.O Song