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Beyond The Pale / Postcards
Album:Postcards Collection:World
Artist:Beyond The Pale Added:Sep 2009
Label:True North Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2009-10-04 Pull Date:2009-12-06 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Dec 6Nov 22Nov 15Nov 8Oct 25Oct 18Oct 11

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 11, 2010:Emmett's Hour
4.Dec 05, 2009:Music Casserole
Back To The Beginning
2.Feb 05, 2010:Memory Select
5.Nov 17, 2009:At the Cafe Bohemian
3.Feb 02, 2010:that's not bluegrass
6.Nov 10, 2009:At the Cafe Bohemian

Album Review
Reviewed 2009-09-16 
East European folk (with a touch of jazz) by a Toronto-based band with a playful style, wicked musicianship and a sense of both wacky fun and intense emotion. Violins, accordion, mandolin, clarinet, vocals and more combine to create a rich and original mix. All tracks a delight.

1. Like a sassy, upbeat blend of the Balkins and Keystone Cops.
2. Slow melodic, quietly dramatic.
3. Crazy fast intro, insistently percussive strings, cool clarinet.
4. Slow and evocative strings, like something from a Fellini film.
5. Sweet string harmonies in a mid/upbeat Klezmer folk stomp.
6. Slow w/husky fem Yiddish vocals. Gorgeous.
7. Upbeat and happy with a bouncy feeling & fabulous playing.
8. Driving and unexpected with more than a hint of jazz.
9. Slow, like chamber music, with a dramatic flair.
10. Snaky midtempo wander with great interplays.
11. Upbeat wiggle w/a Latin spice and a lively groove.
12. Mid/upbeat Romanian swing w/female vocals and warm sound.
13. Clarinet/accordion duet, slow and dramatic. Great playing.
14. Upbeat jam w/some great solos and fun energy.
15. Downtempo, dramatic, w/vocals. Beautiful lullaby-like.
16. Wicked fast dance w/great strings. Yow!

Track Listing
1.Magura 9.Medition
2.Soution 10.Split Decision
3.Katarine 11.Postscript
4.Kamenetzer 12.An Old Legend
5.Anthem 13.Are Two
6.Shtern 14.Dutchmandu
7.Turkish Delight 15.Doina
8.Back To The Beginning 16.Extra Spicy