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)

*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)

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

Morcheeba [england] - Trigger Hippie (1996) 

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

Thievery Corporation [usa] - Shaolin Satellite (1996)

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

*Try also tracks from their new album 'Culture of fear'... 

Pulp [england] - Countdown (1991)
*'Countdown' was the second single from the 1991' album 'Separations' by British indiepop band Pulp.

Ride [england] - Howard Hughes (1992)

*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)

*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)

* 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)

*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)

*'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)

*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.