Chamberlain The Moon My Saddle

The Moon My Saddle
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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: Doghouse Records

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Try For Thunder
  • Buy for $0.992.Crush You
  • Buy for $0.993.World Don't Want Us
  • Buy for $0.994.Stars in the Streetlight
  • Buy for $0.995.Mountain of a Heart
  • Buy for $0.996.Racing Cincinnati
  • Buy for $0.997.Manhattan's Iron Horses (The Last Train Out)
  • Buy for $0.998.Lonsome Song
  • Buy for $0.999.Good Enough
  • Buy for $0.9910.Until the Day Burns Down
  • Buy for $0.9911.Last to Know

Product Description:

Personnel: David Moore (vocals); Adam Rubenstein, Clay Snyder (guitar); Jonathan Cohen (piano, Mellotron); Charles "Wigg" Walker (drums); Jimmy Ryser, Mike Wanchic (background vocals).
Recording information: Echo Park Studios, Bloomington, IN (06/1998-07/1998).
Illustrator: Brad Trost.
Photographer: Curtis Mead.
Chamberlain's third release on the indie label Doghouse is fine, prosaic, slightly rough road rock that takes itself pretty seriously … la Counting Crows. Frankly, though, Chamberlain sound more intelligent than half the talkative alt bands around. Sturdy guitar licks and firm keyboard prevent too much emoting from vocalist David Moore. Not that emotion is bad. The original lyrics are exceptionally well-written and there are a lot (perhaps too many) of them, twisting in M”bius turns of phrase, as in "Until the Day Burns Down": "...Who'd have thought, girl/Late last April/That we'd still be the same?" The sweet, minimal "Try for Thunder" has an understated, electric effect, and "Crush You" should effectively keep young men from allowing their girls to go to New Orleans, now and forever. These guys have a melodic, Sunny Day Real Estate appeal -- good songs, well-played by nice people, and rockin'. [The CD was also released with a bonus track.] ~ Becky Byrkit

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 790168405723
  • Shipping Weight: 0.23/lbs (approx)
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