elyptical - MORE SONGS OF CHEERFUL MENACE
after an amazing career that saw them known as one of the greatest unknown bands of recent times, some additional songs were found in the elyptical vaults
here are MORE SONGS OF CHEERFUL MENACE
IN YOUR HEAD
WEEP FOR THE CRYING
HERE'S SOME SOUND
AN EVIL NUN
THAT CREEPY SONG ABOUT MY FRIEND
SO EXACTLY HOW DID PEOPLE GET SO STUPID
WHEN THE LATE EVENING CALLS IT QUITS
(YOU'RE SO) BLONDE
LONG SONG WITH THAT HIDDEN SONG ABOUT A CRAZY ASIAN LADY INSIDE IT FOR SOME REASON
"All their fans know the sound - yes, that was definitely an elyptical song!"
1) Intro - George Harrison
2) LS Bumblebee - Peter Cook and Dudley Moore
3) Rocket Man - William Shatner
4) Ballad of Bilbo Baggins - Leonard Nimoy
5) Ouch! - The Rutles
6) Stairway to Gilligan's Island - Dr. Demento
7) What's The New Mary Jane - The Beatles
"There is no higher praise than a loving parody."
When The Night Calls It Quits
ByMark J. Bohrer "Beatles Fan" (New England, USA) - See all my reviews
When we look back, this will be seen as a milestone album. I don't say this lightly. June 22, 2011
This review is from: When The Night Calls It Quits (MP3 Music)
This is one of those rare albums where every song is different and interesting. Almost every song has an original lyrical, musical or sonic idea. Best of all, the songs all sound "organic". By organic, I mean that the music and lyric are one piece, where the music and the words effortlessly make a greater whole. There aren't too many bands that can do this.
Start by listening to any of these: Blind, Deeply Sympathize, Meet My Friend, Cheers to the Sound, New Morning (a long one that has a gem of a song hidden in the 2nd half).
Well worth getting, and gets better with each listen. These guys are great songwriters and instrumentalists. All around, kudos to Eclyptic! These guys should be famous!
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