Bellowhead burlesque

AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Release Date September 25, Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. If Tom Waits ever decided to make an album of traditional English folk, it might sound a little like Bellowhead , the folk big band. Kudos to the producers, who bring clarity to a dense sound.

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If Tom Waits ever decided to make an album of traditional English folk, it might sound a little like Bellowheadthe folk big band. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Anyone who has seen them on bellownead festival circuit will know they are a great dance bellowhear, famous for their blend of jigs and reels, in which John Spiers' sturdy melodeon is matched against the jazz-influenced brass.

Pop and rock Folk music Bellowhead reviews. Not content with shaking up the English folk scene in that rousing duo Spiers and Boden, and recording an album of his own songs, he now acts as wildly theatrical singer, fiddler and even arranger for the piece Bellowheadwho set out to rework traditional material with a line-up that includes cello, percussion, and a four-piece brass section including sousaphone. But this very ambitious full-length debut takes in a great deal, from the ballad "Death and the Lady" to the more gospel-ish "Jordan" actually a shanty tweaked a little and some instrumentals, like "Sloe Gin" that have been expanded from their original form to sound very full as well they might with an piece group.

It's a record that's to be praised for the chances it takes -- they could have played it fairly safe and been praised as groundbreaking -- even though they don't all succeed.

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J on Boden is almost too clever for his own good. This is a summation of the formation of this sound; where they take it will be the fascinating part.

Death and the Lady. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Their debut album concentrates on their adventurous, if uneven, selection of ballads.

One May Morning Early. As for the deliberately slurred and drunken Flash Company, that should be saved for the live shows, where Bellowhead are heard at their best.

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Frog's Legs and Dragon's Teeth. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. The aptly titled disc has a real circus quality to the sound, especially on the opener, "Rigs of the Time" and the more abstract "Flash Company," which make full use of the mix of brass and strings. But even the failures, like the clumsy "Flash Company" are never less than interesting.

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They range from the lively shanty Fire Marengo and gently entertaining Courting Too Slow to the extraordinary opener, Rigs of the Time, in which Boden is almost toppled by the rapid-fire arrangement. Rigs of the Time. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

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