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Mynabirds, The / What We Lose In The Fire We Gain In The Flood
Album:What We Lose In The Fire We Gain In The Flood Collection:General
Artist:Mynabirds, The Added:Apr 2010
Label:Saddle Creek 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2010-06-20 Pull Date:2010-08-22 
Week Ending:Aug 15Aug 8Jul 25Jul 18Jul 11Jul 4Jun 27

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 26, 2016:The Library
What We Gained In The Fire
4.Aug 08, 2010:the velvet futon
Right Place
2.Nov 23, 2012:The Deadly Tango
Numbers Don't Lie
5.Aug 07, 2010:Music Casserole
Ways Of Looking
3.Aug 10, 2010:meltdown dance party!!!
Let The Record Go
6.Jul 18, 2010:the velvet futon
Right Place

Album Review
mr. esq.
Reviewed 2010-06-15 
as reviewed by mr. esq.

70's contempo/soul & 60's pop.
led by laura burhenn, the mynabirds revel in 60's&70's pop&soul. sometimes it gets country or bealtleesque.
the sound is very authentic. some songs sound like they could be lost gems from the 60's&70's.
burhenn is augmented by singer-songwriter/producer richard swift. and a ton of other noteable folks (check propaganda sheet, as there are too many to mention.)
they recorded this in rural oregon.
it's nice. familiar, but i'm just a sucker for her voice.
you know...that kind of voice.
(propaganda sheet is dead on for a change! =she does dead ring for chan marshall, neko case, dusty springfield.)
SUGGESTED TRACKS: 1, 2, 5, 7, 9

*1. sudden piano start. soft. vocals ala chan marshall. sweet, sweet stuff. very 70's contempo rock. it's great cheese. come: smell the cheese!
*2. real catchy. big drum sound. big change of pace from 1st cut. poppy. like yeah yeah yeah's.
3. dusty springfield, sonny&cher.
4. opening sounds like dark side of the moon. darker.
*5. BEST TRACK: velvety git. chan marshall vox=lovely.
6. nice, but gets too mor for me.
*7. beatlesque open, pounding pop.
8. country time! happy&uplifty
*9. sad begin to begin. waltz off into alterna pop/country.
10. 70's country. sappy, sappy cheese. i love her voice, but i want her to shut up now.

Track Listing
1.What We Gained In The Fire 6.La Rain
2.Let The Record Go 7.Wash It Out
3.Numbers Don't Lie 8.We Made A Mountain
4.Give It Time 9.Right Place
5.Ways Of Looking 10.Good Heart