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Kissaway Trail, The / Sleep Mountain
Album:Sleep Mountain Collection:General
Artist:Kissaway Trail, The Added:May 2010
Label:Bella Union 

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

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 22, 2011:Panorama English
4.Jan 02, 2011:According To Esquire:The Best Of 2010
2.Feb 21, 2011:Dream Shoes
5.Nov 05, 2010:Time Traveler (for MC Dizzy)
3.Jan 10, 2011:Dream Shoes
6.Oct 26, 2010:Time Traveler

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

dreamy indie pop.
imported from denmark.
sounds like: interpol, editors, vampire weekend, modest mousy. produced by peter katis, who did interpol&the national.
it's pleasant. the songs go on a little long though. overkill on the orchestra. #2&#11 are the best. i'm tired. i'm going home now.
SUGGESTED TRAACKS: 1, 2, 6, 9, 11

*1. glam guitar opens. wistful vocals. vibes. soft vs. hard. really cool fadeout guitars. bells.
*2. glitchy sound opens; acoustic git; sweet, forlorn vocals with great effects. country-ish w/dirge. mod mousy. =beautiful.
3. multi traack vocals in a tunnel. aw -they're in a balloon now, looking out over the countryside. ethereal middle. drums pick up at end. nice.
4. the main dane is feeling a lot better now. kinnda reminds me of vampire weekend. really spacey/processed guitar. synthy lullaby=real cheesey.
5. nice, moody beginning. uptempo to dirge. throbbing synth.
goes on a bit long. nnice git fadeout.
*6. short, dreamy instrumental. synthes & orchestra drum pit. leads into...
7. this piece of cheese.
8. mandolin opens. sweet vocals. kinda reminds me of big star.
*9. change of pace. opens w/ chinese strings&pounding drums.
bubblegum anthemic. female cooing. organ ending.
10. forlorn start, drums kick in...too, too cheesy.
*11. nice: beginning sounds like a game of video pong. sad vocals. dirgy. this&#2 are the best.
12. upbeat&uplifty.
i wanna sleep....

Track Listing
1.Sdp 7.Beat Your Heartbeat
2.Painter 8.Philadelphi
3.New Year 9.New Lipstick
4.Don't Wake Up 10.Pharoahs And Kings
5.Friendly Fire 11.Enemy
6.Prelude 12.Three Million Hours