Elfin Saddle / Ringing For The Begin Again
Album:Ringing For The Begin Again Collection:General
Artist:Elfin Saddle Added:May 2009
Label:Constellation Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-09-27 Pull Date:2009-11-29 
Week Ending:Nov 29Oct 25Oct 18Oct 11Oct 4

Recent Airplay
1.Nov 27, 2009:Mittens & Garrotes
4.Oct 14, 2009:Total Pops Madness
Temple Daughter
2.Oct 24, 2009:Music Casserole
Muskeg Parade
5.Oct 09, 2009:The Lost Boys Impromptu Soundtrack
Temple Daughter
3.Oct 17, 2009:Music Rollercoaster
The Procession
6.Oct 07, 2009:Total Pops Madness
The Procession

Album Review
Rhonda Goodman
Reviewed 2009-09-23 
Review for Elfin Saddle’s Ringing for the Begin Again
This CD contains music that would fit well with a video art installation or think of a Salvador Dali painting in motion. Vocals come in two languages: English from Jordan McKenzie and Japanese from Emi Honda. Music seems to be a fusion of several instruments – acoustic guitar, ukulele, xylophone, banjo, and bells – the result being a raw sound. On a good day the music sounds so earthly, you want to mold yourself to the soil. On a bad day, the music just gives you a headache. FCC clean. Try 7, 8

1. Music starts soft, volume builds – sounds like an orchestra preparing for a concert. Vocals begins about one minute intothe six-minute song. 2. Vocals from Emi – sort of like dance
music. 3. English vocals and guitar-driven folk sounding. 4. Emi’s voice is light and song is driven by the ukulele, but the presence of the tuba and double bass give song ominous tone.
5. Percussion-driven song – drums, bells – vocals come late and are more scat in nature. 6. Vocals over double bass – guitar and cymbals come in about 3 minutes into the song. 7. Sounds like a circus or carnival song. Starts quietly with
bells and the accordion(I think that’s the instrument) – vocals inJapanese. 8. Carnival or circus like. 9. Mish-mosh of many instruments.

by Rhonda Goodman

Track Listing
1.The Bringer 5.Muskeg Parade
2.Running Sheep 6.The Living Light
3.Hammer Song 7.The Procession
4.Sakura 8.Temple Daughter
 9.The Ocean