Olson, Mark / Many Colored Kite
Album: Many Colored Kite   Collection:General
Artist:Olson, Mark   Added:Jul 2010

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2012-04-14 Pull Date: 2012-06-17
Week Ending: Apr 22
Airplays: 1

Recent Airplay
1. Apr 19, 2012: Nathin' To Do
No Time To Live Without Her Feat. Vashti Bunyan

Album Review
Ramzi Salti
Reviewed 2012-04-02

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Mark Olson is the founder of the band The Jayhawks and this album of his was released in 2010. This album is uplifting as a whole with ethereal harmonies throughout.

**1. "Little Bird of Freedom" includes back vocals by Jolie Holland, talks about a man who has made it through the storm 4:12
2. “Morning Dove” is a song celebrating life and nature.4:35
3. “Many Colored Kite” Earthy song, sounds like ‘60s British folk. 3:54
4. “Bluebell Song” Folksy tune, instantly likeable lyrics about love 3:38
5. “Beehive”.Nice violin sound, speaks about the tree of life; sounds melancholic 3:43
6. “No Time To Live Without Her” (ft Vashti Bunyan). Nice string guitar, Haunting back vocals sound like Enya 3:49
7. “Your Life Beside Us” .Lilting track with plenty of strings 4:58
**8. “Scholastica”.Nice beat, talks about walking the shores of goodbye. 3:22
9. “King Snake”.Begins in a symphonic way, celebrates our humanity 3:05
10.“Wind and Rain” Uptempo beat, typical folk song, nice echoing back vocals enhance the tune. Slows down in middle. 3:42
**11.“More Hours”.Sounds like a lullaby set to folksy tune. 3:51

My picks: 1, 8, & 11 Ramzi Salti

Track Listing
1. Little Bird Of Freedom Feat. Jolie Holland   6. No Time To Live Without Her Feat. Vashti Bunyan
2. Morning Dove   7. Your Life Beside Us
3. Many Colored Kite   8. Scholastica
4. Bluebell Song   9. King Snake
5. Beehive   10. Wind And Rain
  11. More Hours