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Heart Like a River
     

Heart Like a River

by Ida
 
Recorded between August 2003 and April 2004, Heart Like a River is Ida's first record in four years and released on their new home, Polyvinyl Records. Ida present everything we love to hear from the band -- amazing harmonies that never get old against lush arrangements that leave you aching in the best possible way. Ida slowly unfold

Overview

Recorded between August 2003 and April 2004, Heart Like a River is Ida's first record in four years and released on their new home, Polyvinyl Records. Ida present everything we love to hear from the band -- amazing harmonies that never get old against lush arrangements that leave you aching in the best possible way. Ida slowly unfold Heart Like a River, enveloping you with an intimate melancholy that directs you to roll along with tracks like the sensitive, vocal brass sound of "Mine," the lightly syncopated, "Written on My Face," and the hypnotic "The Morning." "599" is one track on Heart Like a River that stands out as the highlight, pointing us to an area that Ida should explore in the future. Combining the touch of post-rock leanings that Braille Night had and the slowcore edge that is always present in Ida's music with a hint of shoegaze, "599" swirls along like Swervedriver with less pedal hopping and Velour 100 with even more earnestness. Ida continues to create slow, sad music that maintains interesting depth within the ache. Heart Like a River is an hour-long, heartbreaking experience that is a wonderful return for the brave Ida.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/22/2005
Label:
Polyvinyl Records
UPC:
0644110008220
catalogNumber:
82
Rank:
88058

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Ida   Primary Artist
Dan Littleton   Organ,Guitar,Drums,Harmonium,Viola,Vocals
Elizabeth Mitchell   Guitar,Accordion,Harmonium,Vocals,Wurlitzer
Luther Gray   Clarinet,Percussion,Drums
Karla Schickele   Bass,Piano,Vocals,Bells
Rick Lassiter   Double Bass
Andrew Hall   Double Bass
Dominique Davison   Cello
Cecilia Littleton   Viola
Jean Cook   Violin
Daniel Littleton   Organ,Guitar,Drums,Harmonium,Viola,Vocals
Karla Schickele   Piano,Vocals,Bells

Technical Credits

Andy Taub   Engineer
Dan Littleton   Engineer
Ida   Audio Production
Sue Kapa   Engineer
Karla Schickele   Composer
Andy Hong   Engineer
Warn Defever   Producer,Engineer,Audio Production
Hitoko Sakai   Artwork

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