The Rise And Fall Of Honesty - Maffitt & Davies

The Rise And Fall Of Honesty
Released on 29/03/10. A masterpiece of psychedelic Americana: Maffitt & Davies came with the same batch of oddities on Capitol as Euphoria, Food and Common People. A strange batch to be sure, of orchestral psychpop and folk-rock which is only now being rediscovered and loved... There are many gems on this exceptional album... Bob Dylan’s Just Like A Woman is transformed into heartbreaking orchestrated folkrock... Forest Lawn, the album’s undeservedly failed single, has a distinct Face to Face Kink¹s sound replete with dobro and freaky church organ. Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues the other Dylan cover on this record takes a Byrds/Everly Brothers vocal harmony approach reminiscent of nothing less than late 60s Dillards on their folk-rock outings. A visionary slice of American music that predates the alt. country/folk boom by a mile -dark lyrics, strings, phasing and tablas abound. In addition to the album, we have a batch of outtakes and single tracks which will take your breath away; all in all a wonderful new discovery....
Our Price: £9.95
Code: CRREV301
Weight: 200
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Just Like A Woman / Landscape Grown Cold / Big Time Man / Kingswood Manor / Time Of Towns / Forest Lawn / Tom Thumb's Blues / City Sidewalks / You'll Never Know / Lungi Dal Caro Beni / Bonus Tracks - Parade / Quietly Blow My Mind / Come Back Moma / Things / Red Flowers / A Kind Word / Twelve Golden Strings
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