As Far as the Eye Can See

As Far as the Eye Can See

by People in Planes

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Overview

As Far as the Eye Can See

The collision of art and rock tends to produce some pretty interesting music, and that's precisely the spark behind this Welsh-bred combo. Unlike most of the buzz bands to emerge from Britain in the past couple of years, People in Planes aren't overly fond of distortion or in-your-face riffing. Instead, the band recall the finer points of early Radiohead or (even more to the point) Supergrass circa I Should Coco, layering lush guitar parts and arch vocals with a defiantly bigger-is-better attitude. Frontman Gareth Jones is largely responsible for keeping the band on the proper side of the line separating audaciousness and pretense, a line he walks with panache on tracks like the arena-ready "Falling By the Wayside" and the brainiac blues lament "Barracuda" (not, incidentally, a Heart cover). Guitarist Peter Roberts is the chief sonic architect, waxing almost (Pink) Floydian on the trippy "Rush" and bending the melody of "If You Talk Too Much (My Head Will Explode)" into all sorts of intriguing Wire-like angles. The vistas are as vast as the album's title suggests, offering plenty of space to stop and feed your head.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/28/2006
Label: Bicycle Music Com.
UPC: 0601501311727
catalogNumber: 13117

Album Credits

Performance Credits

People in Planes   Primary Artist
Gareth Jones   Keyboards,Vocals,Brass,Group Member
Peter Roberts   Synthesizer,Guitar,Sampling
Sam Williams   Acoustic Guitar,fender rhodes
John Maloney   Drums,Group Member
Ian Russell   Keyboards
John Moloney   Drums
Kris Blight   Bass,Bass Guitar,Group Member
Emma Jayne Lewis   Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Gareth Jones   Composer
Peter Roberts   Brass Arrangment
Sam Williams   Producer,Brass Arrangment,Remix Arrangement
Jo Hunt   Management
Dana Austin   Producer,Engineer
Louis Read   Producer,Engineer,Remixing
Nathan Seabrook   Inlay Photography
People in Planes   Audio Production
Jake Beaumont Nesbitt   Management

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