Pale Blue Dot

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
After retiring way back in 2002, Red Snapper continued releasing product -- collections, remix albums, stray tracks here and there -- but only returned five years later with a six-track album that shows them quite invigorated. Sounding positively light and bouncy, the opener "Brickred" points beyond the Red Snapper of the past i.e. innovative but a little self-serious. Moving from joyful to jazzy to heavy on the first three tracks, the group sound like they've been stockpiling ideas during their time away, although each member of the core trio had at least one project keeping him busy. That core lineup -- bassist Ali Friend, drummer Richard Thair, and guitarist David Ayers --...
See more details below
This CD is Not Available through BN.com

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
After retiring way back in 2002, Red Snapper continued releasing product -- collections, remix albums, stray tracks here and there -- but only returned five years later with a six-track album that shows them quite invigorated. Sounding positively light and bouncy, the opener "Brickred" points beyond the Red Snapper of the past i.e. innovative but a little self-serious. Moving from joyful to jazzy to heavy on the first three tracks, the group sound like they've been stockpiling ideas during their time away, although each member of the core trio had at least one project keeping him busy. That core lineup -- bassist Ali Friend, drummer Richard Thair, and guitarist David Ayers -- is rounded out by someone with the dubious moniker of Tom Challenger on reeds and melodica, and it's his saxophone that makes the most difference to Red Snapper here. Often sounding like the soundtrack to an urban detective story -- and yes, there is some BBC soundtrack work in Ayers' recent past -- Pale Blue Dot is a distinctive record, with six tracks to fit at least six different moods.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/28/2008
  • Label: Lo Recordings
  • UPC: 730003417221
  • Catalog Number: 72

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Brickred (4:53)
  2. 2 Lagos Creepers (5:50)
  3. 3 Wanga Doll (6:09)
  4. 4 Moving Mountain (5:07)
  5. 5 Clam (3:43)
  6. 6 Deathroll (5:44)
  7. 7 Clam (7:46)
  8. 8 Brickred (6:57)
Read More Show Less

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Red Snapper Primary Artist
David Ayers Guitar, Group Member
Ali Friend Double Bass, Group Member
Richard Thair Drums, Group Member
Tom Challenger Clarinet, Saxophone, Melodica, Group Member
Technical Credits
Tim Holmes Producer, Engineer
Richard Thair Composer
Red Snapper Composer, Producer
Darius Kedros Producer
Subway Producer
Kel McKeown Producer
Gavin O'Shea Art Direction
Rick Wolkers Engineer
Jon Brooks Mastering
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously