Remembrance Days

Remembrance Days

by The Dream Academy
     
 
Attempting to follow up the enormous success of their debut proved to be a difficult task for the British trio Dream Academy. Hugh Padgham (Genesis, the Police) came on board to produce the band with frontman Nick Laird-Clowes, resulting in a more glossy

Overview

Attempting to follow up the enormous success of their debut proved to be a difficult task for the British trio Dream Academy. Hugh Padgham (Genesis, the Police) came on board to produce the band with frontman Nick Laird-Clowes, resulting in a more glossy sheen to much of the material. "Indian Summer" kicks things off, and while echoing the wistfulness and even incorporating a chant-like chorus similar to their massive hit "Life in a Northern Town," it fails to impress in a similar manner. "Here" is a lovely, understated ballad that concludes with a flourish and Kate St. John playing oboe, and "Ballad in 4/4" is a Beatlesque tale of infidelity featuring Laird-Clowes adding harmonica. Remembrance Days, however, failed to make a splash commercially and received more exposure through the use of "Power to Believe" during a key scene of the hit movie Planes, Trains, and Automobiles than through airplay. Not a bad record, just a pale imitation of the first.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/15/2011
Label:
Jdc Records
UPC:
0075992562515
catalogNumber:
25625150

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Dream Academy   Primary Artist
Lindsey Buckingham   Bass,Guitar,Keyboards,Background Vocals,Snare Drums
Paul Carrack   Piano
Nicky Holland   Percussion,Keyboards,Synthesizer Bass
Larry Fast   Keyboards
Nick Laird-Clowes   Acoustic Guitar,Harmonica,Keyboards,Vocals,Background Vocals,Snare Drums
Patrick Leonard   Drums,Keyboards
Jerry Marotta   Cello,Drums,Vocals
June Montana   Background Vocals
Michael Ostin   Background Vocals
David Palmer   Drums
Adam Peters   Electric Cello
Guy Pratt   Bass,Snare Drums
J.D. Souther   Background Vocals
Kate St. John   Bass,Oboe,Saxophone,Background Vocals,Cor anglais
Hans Zimmer   fairlight
Ben Hoffnung   Percussion
Gilbert Gabriel   Keyboards,Oboe,Saxophone,Background Vocals
Derek Adams   Background Vocals,Synthesizer Bass
Paul Brook   Drums
David E. Williams   Background Vocals
Muzzy Ismail   Percussion
G.G.   Synthesizer Bass

Technical Credits

Lindsey Buckingham   Producer
Richard Dashut   Producer
Greg Droman   Engineer
Nick Laird-Clowes   Composer,Programming,Producer
Patrick Leonard   Composer,Programming,Producer,Engineer
Hugh Padgham   Producer,Engineer
Robin Smith   Programming
Hans Zimmer   drum programming
Gilbert Gabriel   Composer
Peter Saville   Art Direction
Tarquin Gotch   Management
Paul Brook   drum programming

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