Other Lives

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Imagine if Radiohead had grown up amidst the backdrop of the vast, mercurial weather systems of Stillwater, Oklahoma instead of the banks of the Thames, and you've got a fairly good idea as to what to expect from the debut from Other Lives. Previously known as Kunek, who released one album under the moniker, 2006's Flight of the Flynns, Other Lives blend the moody chamber pop of Coldplay, the rural, gothic spookiness of Sixteen Horsepower, and wistful indie folk of Fleet Foxes into a heady brew of cinematic indie pop that's one part Odessey and Oracle and one part The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Brooding, pastoral, and hypnotic, standout tracks like "E Minor," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Imagine if Radiohead had grown up amidst the backdrop of the vast, mercurial weather systems of Stillwater, Oklahoma instead of the banks of the Thames, and you've got a fairly good idea as to what to expect from the debut from Other Lives. Previously known as Kunek, who released one album under the moniker, 2006's Flight of the Flynns, Other Lives blend the moody chamber pop of Coldplay, the rural, gothic spookiness of Sixteen Horsepower, and wistful indie folk of Fleet Foxes into a heady brew of cinematic indie pop that's one part Odessey and Oracle and one part The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Brooding, pastoral, and hypnotic, standout tracks like "E Minor," "End of the Year," and "Paper Cities" feel like shadows, sneaking out through the speakers and struggling to take shape in the material world, resulting in a spooky, remarkably easy record to get lost in.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/31/2009
  • Label: Tbd Records
  • UPC: 880882165420
  • Catalog Number: 21654
  • Sales rank: 28,390

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 E Minor (3:49)
  2. 2 Don't Let Them (3:41)
  3. 3 Black Tables (4:33)
  4. 4 End of the Year (6:28)
  5. 5 Speed Tape (4:40)
  6. 6 Paper Cities (3:51)
  7. 7 Matador (3:44)
  8. 8 It Was the Night (4:11)
  9. 9 How Could This Be? (3:52)
  10. 10 Am Theme (2:34)
  11. 11 Epic (3:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Other Lives Primary Artist
Eric Reed Trumpet
Stevie Blacke Violin, Viola
Joey Waronker Percussion
Errol Cooney Electric Guitar
Jesse Tabish Organ, Guitar, Piano, Harmonium, Harpsichord, Vocals, Group Member
Josh Onstott Bass, Background Vocals, Mellotron, Group Member
Jenny Hsu Piano, Cello, Background Vocals, Group Member
Eric Kiner Electric Guitar, Lap Steel Guitar
Colby Owens Drums, Lap Steel Guitar, Group Member
Gus Seyffert Electric Guitar, Hammond Organ, Hammond B3
Nathan Ukens French Horn
Josh Onstott Background Vocals, Mellotron
Jonathon Mooney Organ, Guitar, Piano, Violin, Harpsichord, Vibes
Colby Owens Drums, Lap Steel Guitar
Technical Credits
Joey Waronker Producer, Audio Production
Darrel Thorpe Engineer
Matt Taylor Band Art Direction
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