Celestina

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Having been dormant for 17 years, the number 17-minded 17 Pygmies who don't have 17 members don't follow-up the previous year's comeback 13 Blackbirds. Instead, Jackson Del Rey's revived group strike out for virgin lands. Or should that be virgin space? Celestina is loosely based on a 1499 novel by Spaniard Fernando de Rojas, La Celestina applied to love triangle astronaut Lisa Novak, but the music is in line with great '50s-'70s sci-fi and space exploration movies, from Bernard Herrmann's work in 1951 paranoid android film The Day the Earth Stood Still to 1969's Marooned, and TV shows like Twilight Zone, Outer Limits, and Lost in Space. It hovers, hovers, hovers in the space rock idiom, all boundless silence of space...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
Having been dormant for 17 years, the number 17-minded 17 Pygmies who don't have 17 members don't follow-up the previous year's comeback 13 Blackbirds. Instead, Jackson Del Rey's revived group strike out for virgin lands. Or should that be virgin space? Celestina is loosely based on a 1499 novel by Spaniard Fernando de Rojas, La Celestina applied to love triangle astronaut Lisa Novak, but the music is in line with great '50s-'70s sci-fi and space exploration movies, from Bernard Herrmann's work in 1951 paranoid android film The Day the Earth Stood Still to 1969's Marooned, and TV shows like Twilight Zone, Outer Limits, and Lost in Space. It hovers, hovers, hovers in the space rock idiom, all boundless silence of space and lonely rocket ship travel. It's mostly instrumental, but the female vocals perch within the celestial heaven music. Pure stargazing. ~ Jack Rabid, The Big Takeover
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/5/2013
  • Label: Trakwerx Records
  • UPC: 804879160427
  • Catalog Number: 1010
  • Sales rank: 405,117

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Celestina I (3:36)
  2. 2 Celestina II (5:16)
  3. 3 Celestina III (4:19)
  4. 4 Celestina IV (3:53)
  5. 5 Celestina V (12:26)
  6. 6 Celestina VI (5:02)
  7. 7 Celestina VII (5:43)
  8. 8 Celestina VIII (9:25)
  9. 9 Celestina IX (6:07)
  10. 10 Celestina X (6:20)
  11. 11 Celestina XI (2:54)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
17 Pygmies Primary Artist
Jackson Del Ray Group Member
Meg Maryatt Group Member
Dirk Doucette Group Member
Jeff Brenneman Group Member
Technical Credits
Paul DuGre Mastering
Jackson Del Ray Producer, Art Direction
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