Dreams of the Sun and Sky

Dreams of the Sun and Sky

by Fernando Fernando


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This album of roots- and Latin-flavored dream pop is hard to shake. Fernando Viciconte has a pleasant rasp of a voice that can come off like Wilco's Jeff Tweedy or even John Lennon at times. (The latter particularly on "Away.") The songcraft is gorgeous, varied, and highly original, however, whether it be the way the plaintive Spanish trumpet sails in just as Fernando purrs "…clarion call" on "The Jackal," the driving indie rock of "Blue Room," or the stark, cascading beauty of "White Light." There are also plenty of Beatlesque flourishes, while "Killer Awaits" showcases Fernando's country-folk roots. This is a stunningly pretty album by a criminally overlooked Portland, OR, artist. Dreams of the Sun and Sky is packed with gorgeous mystery.

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Release Date: 08/14/2001
Label: Domingo Records
UPC: 0678277025721
catalogNumber: 1
Rank: 179567


  1. The Jackal
  2. Climb
  3. Away
  4. White Light
  5. Blue Room
  6. The Fly
  7. Only One for Me
  8. Greenfield
  9. Killer Waits
  10. Hold On
  11. Fade Out

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