Freitag, 22. Juli 2011

*Forgotten Classics* (Björk, Thomas Newman, Morcheeba, Thievery Corporation, Pulp, Ride, Northside, Cardiacs, Modern Eon, Noel Harrison, Arthur Lee Harper)


Björk [iceland] - Pagan Poetry (2001)
http://www.bjork.com/
http://www.facebook.com/bjorkdotcom

*Björk Guðmundsdóttir  known as Björk is an Icelandic singer-songwriter. Her musical style is a mixture of rock, jazz, electronic dance music, classical and folk.
'Pagan Poetry' was the 2nd single from the album Vespertine, released in august 2001.







Thomas Newman [usa] - Any Other Name *OST American Beauty* (1999)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Newman

*This track is a original film score for the 1999 film American Beauty, composed by Thomas Newman.







Morcheeba [england] - Trigger Hippie (1996)
www.morcheeba.co.uk/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morcheeba
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Morcheeba/7951702537 

*Trigger Hippie' comes from 'Parts of the Process',  the debut album by british trip hop band Morcheeba.







Thievery Corporation [usa] - Shaolin Satellite (1996)
http://www.facebook.com/thieverycorporation
http://www.thieverycorporation.com 
http://www.myspace.com/thieverycorporation


*'Shaolin Satellite' appears on the debut album 'Sounds From the Thievery Hi-Fi' by Washington D.C.-based musicians  Thievery
Corporation.


*Try also tracks from their new album 'Culture of fear'... 
http://timmi-x.blogspot.com/2011/07/new-albumthievery-corporation-culture.html 








Pulp [england] - Countdown (1991)
http://www.facebook.com/pulppeople
  
*'Countdown' was the second single from the 1991' album 'Separations' by British indiepop band Pulp.






Ride [england] - Howard Hughes (1992)
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ride-band/109040672468949

*Ride were a British alternative rock band formed in 1988 in Oxford, England, consisting of Andy Bell (now in Oasis/Beady Eye), Mark Gardener, Laurence Colbert, and Steve Queralt.
The band were initially part of the 'shoegazing' scene. 'Howard Hughes' is the b-side of Ride's single Twisterella which was released 1992 on their 2nd album 'going blank again'







Northside [england] - Shall We Take A Trip (1990)
www.myspace.com/northsideuk

*Northside were a British band from Manchester. Formed in 1989, they released only one album called Chicken Rhythms on Factory Records in 1991 - The band became  part of  indie-rave scene.
The single 'Shall We Take A Trip' was banned by the BBC for its many references to drugs (specifically LSD)







Cardiacs [england] - Is This The Life? (1988)
www.cardiacs.com
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2215465373&v=wall

* Cardiacs are an English alternative rock/psychedelic pop band formed in 1977 and led by Tim Smith.
'Is this the life' was a top 10 single in england and appears on their 1988' album 'A Little Man And A House And The Whole World Window'








Modern Eon [england] - Child's Play (1981)
http://www.soulsaw.com/modern-eon/ www.myspace.com/moderneon

*Modern Eon was a Ethereal Post Punk from Leeds. 'Child´s play' comes from the album 'Fiction Tales' and was released as a single in 1981.







Noel Harrison [england] - Windmills Of Your Mind (1969)
http://www.thewindmillsofyourmind.com/
http://www.noelharrison.co.uk

*'The Windmills of Your Mind' is a song by Noel Harrison and was the theme tune to the film The Thomas Crown Affair. The track won the Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1968 and reached #8 in the UK Singles Chart.







ARTHUR LEE HARPER [usa] - Sunshine soldier (1968) 
http://www.discogs.com/artist/Arthur+Lee+Harper

*Arthur Lee Harper was a us singer/songwriter. This track is taken from his dreamy-folk-psychedelia influenced album 'Dreams and Images' released in 1968.

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