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British Sea Power / Man Of Aran
Album:Man Of Aran Collection:General
Artist:British Sea Power Added:07/2009
Label:Rough Trade 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-09-13 Pull Date:2009-11-15 
Week Ending:15 Nov25 Oct18 Oct4 Oct27 Sep20 Sep

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 14, 2010:Lyric Ballads/Spider Rave
Boy Vertiginous
4.Oct 16, 2009:Mittens & Scarves
The Currach
2.Nov 11, 2009:Total Pops Madness (sub)
The North Sound
5.Sep 27, 2009:Transmission Overload
The South Sound
3.Oct 23, 2009:The DJ Never Has It
Boy Vertiginous
6.Sep 26, 2009:lost and found
The South Sound

Album Review
Don Farrell
Reviewed 2009-09-14 
New REVISED SOUNDTRACK for the 1934 fictional
documentary on the Aran Islands off the coast of
Ireland. The band BRITISH SEA POWER is from
Brighton England. Indie Rock, Very cool sound.
***1: 3:38  plinky piano keys  low ambient drone/sound of the sea
****2: 11:31 low ambient drone, bowed string noodling, piano keys struck, at 5:25 cool FAST upbeat  guitar & instrument jam, fades to sound of surf at end.
3: 4:11 trumpet in alley sound intro., slow, male & female vocals/chorus with tremolo sounds. very nice sound, sound of surf at end
4: 5:16 bowed string/electronics, slow, motorboat in surf at end??
5: 2:10 piano key ramp up, viola, piano, drum, sort of a om pah pah band sound
****6: 5:16 mellow rock number, VERY COOL SOUND, struck guitar sound with long coda
****7: 11:42 tremolo whale sounds???/ feedback intro., then at 1:40 pounding drum, BIG rock number, chaos, very cool sound
***8: 4:20  slow & low but building up, bowed strings, low drone, then lower then another buildup
****9: 4:55 guitar noodling intro then big rock/ almost surf sound. reminds me of Electrolane 20 second fade at end.
10; 4:35 slow, low piano key plinking Big drone/swirl, nice sound
11: 11:12 low drone/swirl, lone trumpet??, instrument noodling, low drum
12: 4:49   mid tempo to faster, drone/swirl, lone trumpet?? chorus big ending D  Farrell     09/2009

Track Listing
1.Man Of Aran 7.Spearing The Sunfish
2.The South Sound 8.Conneely Of The West
3.Come Wander With Me 9.The North Sound
4.Tiger King 10.Woman Of Aran
5.The Currach 11.It Comes Back Again
6.Boy Vertiginous 12.No Man Is An Archipelago