Hot River - Nick Mason - Nick Masons Fictitious Sports
Label: CBS/Sony - 25AP 2047 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz, Rock • Style: Jazz-Rock, Prog Rock
Columbia, apparently attempting to cash in on Pink Floyd 's explosion in popularity, released this album in under Nick Mason 's name when in reality he's simply the drummer in this incarnation of Carla Bley 's ensemble; Ms.
Bley composed all the music and lyrics for this project. It's possibly her most overtly pop-oriented album, with all eight songs featuring vocals by Soft Machine alumnus Robert Wyatt. The music, by Bley 's standards, is fairly pedestrian if occasionally catchy, though the lyrics are often wryly amusing. So we have songs about failed car motors and a skeptic's encounter with a flying saucer, and one Hot River - Nick Mason - Nick Masons Fictitious Sports to unappreciative audiences titled "Boo to You Too.
To the extent the songs succeed, Wyatt can take much of the credit. His engagingly hoarse voice is capable of both wrenching sincerity and mordant humor; pieces like "Do Ya? The closing cut, "I'm a Mineralist," is the one that leaves a lasting impression. For Pink Floyd completists, this album might provide a glimpse into an alternate universe of which they were otherwise unaware, but fans of Bley 's earlier masterpieces like Escalator Over the Hill are likely to emerge somewhat disappointed.
Electronic Folk International. Jazz Remedy (Extended Remix) - Therese - Remedy New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy.
Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Hot River - Nick Mason - Nick Masons Fictitious Sports . Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists.
Streams Videos All Posts. Styles Jazz-Rock Prog-Rock. Maverick Mischief Playful Word Play. Track Listing. Can't Get My Motor to Start. Carla Bley. Nick Mason. I Was Wrong. Hot River. Boo I Wonder - Rodriguez* - Cold Fact + Coming From Reality (All Media, Album, Album) You Too.
Do Ya? I'm a Mineralist. I Was Wrong Carla Bley. Siam Carla Bley. Hot River Carla Bley. Boo to You Too Carla Bley. Wervin' Carla Bley. I'm a Mineralist Carla Bley.
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