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Victor, Fay Ensemble / Cartwheels Through The Cosmos
Album:Cartwheels Through The Cosmos Collection:Jazz
Artist:Victor, Fay Ensemble Added:12/2006

A-File Activity
Add Date:2007-05-20 Pull Date:2007-07-22 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:22 Jul15 Jul8 Jul24 Jun10 Jun27 May

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 20, 2007:Memory Select
Leap Of Faith
4.Jun 20, 2007:Where the Girls Are
Exchange Rate
2.Jul 12, 2007:Memory Select, Late-Nite Edition
Exchange Rate
5.Jun 08, 2007:Memory Select
Leap Of Faith
3.Jul 07, 2007:It's Arbitrary
Leap Of Faith
6.May 25, 2007:Memory Select -- Moe! Staiano interview

Album Review
Craig Matsumoto
Reviewed 2007-05-18 
Female vocals with a sound I associate with the '60s -- hippyesque floating-with-the-universe stuff with a trace of soul. Fay Victor has an airy voice with a nice bit of rawness to it. She's backed by a guitar-led trio that mixes jazz, abstract improv, and psych rock. Close to '60s pop: 1,3,7,8. Way out there: 2,5,6.
FCC clean.

Anders Nilsson (guitar), Ken Filiano (bass), Michael "TA" Thompson (drums). Songs written by Fay Victor and Jochem van Dijk.

1- Springy mid/fast, very '60s/70s jazz-pop feel. Pleasant and even a bit aggressive. Rockish guitar solo.
2- Psychedelic swirl, softly tense and rolling.
3- Poppy jazz guitar, lyrics apparently about the end of the world
4- Hard rock/jazz/soul, floaty stuff with hard jazz drums, tough bass, crazed guitar solo. Drums intro
5- Abstract improv bass, wandering lyrics. Subdued, strange.
6- Mid/fast, a big crazy swirl with avant wordless vocals alongside surreal, simply rhyming lyrics. Kind of a freakout.
7- Softly lyrical, a spare midtempo jazzy one
8- Minor-key pop feel with swinging jazzish rhythm

Track Listing
1.Leap Of Faith 5.Pillow On My Ear
2.Exchange Rate 6.Along The Winding Way
3.It's Coming 7.Stray Dogs
4.Spin 8.Earth