Jeremy Fisher Goodbye Blue Monday

Rating 4.5
6 ratings
List Price: $7.98
SALE PRICE: $7.18
You Save: 80¢ (10% Off)
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  WND 13128
Amazon sells this CD for $10.32, buying at OLDIES.com saves you 30%
This is the price to buy directly from Amazon.com or its featured FBA seller. Prices change often, this price was last checked on September 27, 2014. Amazon is a registered trademark of Amazon.com, Inc.

Related products:

CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: Bicycle Music Com.

Entertainment Reviews:

No Depression - p.107
"'Sula' is his 'Cecilia'; there's plenty of bounce in the opener, 'Scar That Never Heals'....'Fall For Anything' finishes the album with a simple declaration..."

Tracks:

  • 1.Scar That Never Heals
  • 2.Jolene
  • 3.Cigarette
  • 4.American Girls
  • 5.Goodbye Blue Monday
  • 6.Lay Down (Ballad of Rigoberto Alpizar)
  • 7.High School
  • 8.Sula
  • 9.16mm Dream
  • 10.Left Behind
  • 11.Fall for Anything

Product Description:

Personnel: Jeremy Fisher (vocals, guitar, harmonica, accordion, piano, Wurlitzer organ, synthesizer); Jeremy Fisher; Kelly Prescott, Kaylen Prescott, Tracey Brown (hand claps); Jim Bryson (vocals, piano, hand claps); Hawksley Workman (guitar, synthesizer, xylophone, drums, percussion, background vocals).
Audio Mixers: Ken Friesen; Hawksley Workman.
Recording information: Sognal Path Studios, Almonte, Ontario, Canada.
Photographer: Jeremy Fisher.
Jeremy Fisher ignited a good amount of interest with his homemade YouTube video for "Cigarette," a folksy, laid-back, self-deprecating number whose singalong chorus, "I'll be your cigarette/Good or bad, I'm just your habit," resonated with anyone ever caught in a less than reciprocal relationship. But as he repeatedly reiterates on Goodbye Blue Monday, his taste in women is less than stellar. From the gun-running girl of his dreams on "Scar That Never Heals" to the "American Girls" who are decidedly not Tom Petty's types, Fisher has a bit of a masochistic streak, forever running after women best not caught. However, even if Fisher doesn't share Petty's taste in women, he certainly shares a similar musical style. Echoes of Simon & Garfunkel and Bob Dylan can be heard within as well, particularly on "Jolene" and the title track, although the latter also calls to mind the Cars' "Best Friend's Girl." Even so, better comparisons would focus on Fisher's Everly Brothers-like ear for a memorable hook and his Buddy Holly-esque enthusiasm for infectious choruses. The latter is arguably Fisher's most effective weapon across this set, particularly on the clap-along country blues of "Sula," the bouncy "Scar," the rocking "American Girls," and (of course) "Cigarette." Lyrically, Dylan again raises his head, most notably on "Lay Down (Ballad of Rigoberto Alpizar)," a "Hurricane Carter"-ish political number turned thematically inside out. But even if Fisher's storytelling ways are familiar, his pen is very much his own. From a wry look back at "High School" to the questioning and dissection of common clich‚s in "Fall for Anything," Fisher confronts the world with wit and an eagle eye for telling details. Twinned with superb acoustic guitar, stellar drumming, sensational melodies, and grand hooks, Fisher should be waving goodbye to his blues for good. ~ Jo-Ann Greene
RadioIO Offer

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.5
Based on 6 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Genre:
Music Categories:
Email Icon
Get Email Alerts for Jeremy Fisher

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 68,898
  • UPC: 601501312823
  • Shipping Weight: 0.12/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

Top ranking CD: