The Lake Effect

( 1 )
CD
$10.21
BN.com price
(Save 14%)$11.99 List Price
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (1) from $2.29   
  • New (1) from $2.29   

More About This Product

Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/2004
  • Label: Post436 Records
  • UPC: 711574523528
  • Catalog Number: 27
  • Sales rank: 250,817

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Daniel G. Harmann Primary Artist, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Graig Markel Bass, Guitar, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals, Sampling, Mellotron
Rosie Thomas Vocals
Drew Ringo Guitar (Baritone)
Lesli Wood Piano, Vocals
Seth Howard Guitar, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Louis O'Callahan Vocals
Technical Credits
Graig Markel Producer, Engineer, Mastering, beats
Daniel G. Harmann Composer
Louis O'Callahan Engineer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

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
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A+...

    Say what you will about the dreary states of Oregon and Washington, but it is a fact that both locations have given birth to some amazing artists. Daniel G. Harmann, a resident of Portland, is no exception. Those who were devastated by the unfortunate death of Elliott Smith should have no reason to worry about the condition of the singer/songwriter genre because The Lake Effect is a magnificent record that recalls some of the genre's best, yet at the same time lives freely on its own merits. It is a cohesive record filled with acoustic reflections ("Location Is Everything") and energetic rock tracks ("Bloodletting"). Harmann's voice is sincere, and his lyrics correspond well with the music. The album has its hopeful moments, but elements of regret are very much present. I am a sucker for sad songs as long as they are done tastefully. With that said, I must say that "Fade In/Fade Out" is one of the most passionate piano ballads since Mark Kozelek broke a million hearts with the song "Mistress." The arrangements are textured with touches of cello, synth, electronic beats, and female backing vocals throughout. The Lake Effect is one of those records with an addictive quality to it, and I honestly haven't been able to stop listening to it since I received it in the mail to review. It is an intimate listen, and more than worth the price of admission. While the album isn't necessarily pushing the limits of sound, Harmann reminds us that honesty and talent mean just as much sometimes. Oh, and I can assure you that it is better than anything you are bound to find on your local radio station. I keep coming across these bands with great debut albums, and this is one of them. Indeed, for the case of Daniel G. Harmann, the future is looking pretty bright.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews