Curious

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All Music Guide - Gregory McIntosh
Australian chamber pop group My Friend the Chocolate Cake's debut on EMI is a confident and relaxed foray into adult alternative pop. Curious is littered with clever string arrangements by cellist Helen Mountfort and violinist Hope Csutoros, and the lush overtones of David Bridie's piano and Wurlitzer round out the lead section nicely. Bridie handles the majority of the songwriting sometimes sharing the credit with Mountfort and others not in the band, and proves a talent for composing engaging changes and insightful lyrics. A far cry from the goofy name and band photo, Curious is a sophisticated affair and a pleasing listen that brings to mind the likes of Spirit of ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Gregory McIntosh
Australian chamber pop group My Friend the Chocolate Cake's debut on EMI is a confident and relaxed foray into adult alternative pop. Curious is littered with clever string arrangements by cellist Helen Mountfort and violinist Hope Csutoros, and the lush overtones of David Bridie's piano and Wurlitzer round out the lead section nicely. Bridie handles the majority of the songwriting sometimes sharing the credit with Mountfort and others not in the band, and proves a talent for composing engaging changes and insightful lyrics. A far cry from the goofy name and band photo, Curious is a sophisticated affair and a pleasing listen that brings to mind the likes of Spirit of the West at its arty best.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/29/2005
  • Label: Liberation Music Oz
  • EAN: 9325583028816
  • Catalog Number: 107

Album Credits

Performance Credits
My Friend the Chocolate Cake Primary Artist
David Bridie Piano, Harmonium, Vocals, Wurlitzer
Helen Mountfort Cello, Background Vocals
Andrew Richardson Guitar
Hope Csutoros Violin
Andrew Carswell Harmonica, Mandolin, tin whistle
Dean Addison Double Bass
Technical Credits
Moose Mastering
David Bridie Producer
Helen Mountfort Producer
My Friend the Chocolate Cake Arranger
Chris Gough Director, Direction
Francois Tetaz Mastering
Adam Rhodes Engineer
Chris Scallan Engineer
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