Fires Which Burnt Brightly

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Ronald Sanchez has valiantly led this neo-psych Bozeman, Montana a beautifully isolated mountain west outpost collective named after a 1942 Curt Siodmak sci-fi novel and 1953 film with the future Nancy Reagan for 23 years with Colter Langan and legendary Radio Birdman guitarist/aviator/doctor Deniz Tek. All three write, as does their new member, Windbreakers' veteran Bobby Sutliff, while another proto-punk, original Flamin' Groovies leader Roy Loney, cameos. With such superlative talent, and a combined record collection to start their own Amoeba, it's directed into a magnificently moody, midtempo psych stew with folk-rock underpinnings, like favorite Bevis Frond, Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, Seeds, and some Birdman ...
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Ronald Sanchez has valiantly led this neo-psych Bozeman, Montana a beautifully isolated mountain west outpost collective named after a 1942 Curt Siodmak sci-fi novel and 1953 film with the future Nancy Reagan for 23 years with Colter Langan and legendary Radio Birdman guitarist/aviator/doctor Deniz Tek. All three write, as does their new member, Windbreakers' veteran Bobby Sutliff, while another proto-punk, original Flamin' Groovies leader Roy Loney, cameos. With such superlative talent, and a combined record collection to start their own Amoeba, it's directed into a magnificently moody, midtempo psych stew with folk-rock underpinnings, like favorite Bevis Frond, Byrds, Jefferson Airplane, Seeds, and some Birdman songs. Tek's "Vanished" was even originally composed for Birdman's Zeno Beach. Like the best psych meditations, this is a far-out catchy trip without a narcotics flashback, and the concluding seven-track song cycle is ambitiously stupendous. ~ Jack Rabid, The Big Takeover
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/20/2009
  • Label: Career Records
  • UPC: 678277183421
  • Catalog Number: 8097
  • Sales rank: 212,210

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Donovan's Brain Primary Artist
Bobby Sutliff Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Roy Loney Vocals
Mike Musburger Percussion, Drums
Deniz Tek Guitar, Percussion, Vocals
Jason Lytle Synthesizer, Piano, Vocals
Ron Sanchez Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Technical Credits
Bobby Sutliff Composer, Producer
Chris Masuak Composer
Deniz Tek Composer, Producer
Ron Sanchez Composer, Producer
Colter Langan Composer
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