Heavy Wish

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All Music Guide - Kenyon Hopkin
Following the lead of Hopewell's Jason Russo, Jimy Chambers is another former member of Mercury Rev to go off and front his own band. Obviously, there are no hard feelings with Mercury Rev, considering front guy Jonathan Donahue is a guest here. Hopewell may still have echoes of its predecessor, but Odiorne isn't as concerned with big symphonic rock. Instead, Heavy Wish is relatively restrained, even when Chambers' soft vocals are complemented by horns, jazz piano, or sounds that seem to come from the outer reaches of space. The vocals, however, are also a weakness: in "One a Day," a mostly instrumental track that warrants some comparison to Pink Floyd, Chambers' vocals ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Kenyon Hopkin
Following the lead of Hopewell's Jason Russo, Jimy Chambers is another former member of Mercury Rev to go off and front his own band. Obviously, there are no hard feelings with Mercury Rev, considering front guy Jonathan Donahue is a guest here. Hopewell may still have echoes of its predecessor, but Odiorne isn't as concerned with big symphonic rock. Instead, Heavy Wish is relatively restrained, even when Chambers' soft vocals are complemented by horns, jazz piano, or sounds that seem to come from the outer reaches of space. The vocals, however, are also a weakness: in "One a Day," a mostly instrumental track that warrants some comparison to Pink Floyd, Chambers' vocals are a bit thin and don't add enough to the picture to strike up anything intoxicating. Other times it works, like on the pleasant "Webs Without Maps." It's as if he's either trying too hard to avoid a comparison to his former band or just not focused enough on his own path.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/26/2005
  • Label: File 13
  • UPC: 826836005527
  • Catalog Number: 55

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sirocco (Heavy Wish) (3:32)
  2. 2 The Diver (3:50)
  3. 3 Webs Without Maps (3:27)
  4. 4 Marblehead (3:59)
  5. 5 Kino (3:12)
  6. 6 Life Construction (5:15)
  7. 7 Crooked Sky (4:44)
  8. 8 Sirocco (The Artery) (3:55)
  9. 9 One a Day (4:20)
  10. 10 Creature of Habit (4:05)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Odiorne Primary Artist
Jason Molina Trumpet, Vocals
Brandon Delmont Percussion, Drums, Group Member
Bill Racine Slide Guitar
Carlos Anthony Molina Keyboards
Jimy Chambers Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Mike Bouquard Bass, Moog Synthesizer, Group Member
Anthony Molina Keyboards, Vocals
Jimmy Burgess Trumpet
Jimy Chambers Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Mike Bouquard Bass Guitar
Jared Rumsey Electric Piano
Technical Credits
Jonathan Donahue Arranger
Paul Gold Mastering
Brandon Delmont Composer
Odiorne Audio Production
Bill Racine Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
Jimy Chambers Composer, Producer
Mike Bouquard Composer
Anthony Molina Vocal Arrangements
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