Flesh

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All Music Guide - Tom Demalon
On Flesh, David Gray's 1994 release, the Welsh singer/songwriter wraps his rough-hewn voice around ten self-penned songs that deal mainly with relationships. Delivered in his earnest voice, the highly literate observations of the lyrics and the folk-tinged feel of the music is easily compared to the work of Mike Scott of Waterboys fame. "What Are You?" kicks things off with an aggressive, bracing vocal growl from Gray over a tumbling rhythm. "Made Up My Mind" features a determined lyric of resilience and moving on. There isn't a weak cut on this record, but the highlights are the sparser, more reflective numbers that highlight the gentleness of Gray's guitar playing and the...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tom Demalon
On Flesh, David Gray's 1994 release, the Welsh singer/songwriter wraps his rough-hewn voice around ten self-penned songs that deal mainly with relationships. Delivered in his earnest voice, the highly literate observations of the lyrics and the folk-tinged feel of the music is easily compared to the work of Mike Scott of Waterboys fame. "What Are You?" kicks things off with an aggressive, bracing vocal growl from Gray over a tumbling rhythm. "Made Up My Mind" features a determined lyric of resilience and moving on. There isn't a weak cut on this record, but the highlights are the sparser, more reflective numbers that highlight the gentleness of Gray's guitar playing and the flawless phrasing of his vocal delivery. "Falling Free" and "Mystery of Love" are two of the best examples with the romantic longing of their lyrics. Neill MacColl adds some wistful slide guitar to the latter. A must listen for any fan of Scott or just anyone who appreciates well-done, acoustic-based rock.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/10/2001
  • Label: Caroline
  • UPC: 724381042229
  • Catalog Number: 10422
  • Sales rank: 90,185

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 What Are You? (3:30)
  2. 2 The Light (4:10)
  3. 3 Coming Down (6:15)
  4. 4 Falling Free (3:25)
  5. 5 Made Up My Mind (3:43)
  6. 6 Mystery of Love (5:32)
  7. 7 Lullaby (3:39)
  8. 8 New Horizons (5:56)
  9. 9 Love's Old Song (3:46)
  10. 10 Flesh (5:22)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
David Gray Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Roy Dodds Percussion, Drums
Neill MacColl Guitar, Mandolin, Autoharp, Vocals, Slide Guitar, Hi String
Andy Metcalfe Piano, Hammond Organ
David Nolte Bass
Clune Percussion, Drums
Roy Dods Percussion, Drums
David Julian Gray Piano
Seamus Beaghen Piano
Simon Edwards Bass, Acoustic Bass
Technical Credits
Jock Loveband Engineer
David Nolte Basic Track
David Julian Gray Engineer
Jim Abbiss Engineer
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