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Fair To Midland - Arrows And Anchors

Pär Winberg Format: Album
Year: 2011
Label: Independent
Genre: Prog-Rock/Art Rock
Producer: Joe Barresi
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It's four years ago Fair To Midland released their magnificent album"Fables from a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times Is True" and the wait is finally over and phew... what an album Darroth Sudderth and his men have done! This album will without any doubts end up high on my chart over 2011 best albums. The productions signed by Joe Barresi(Kyuss, The Melvins, Queens of the Stone Age, Coheed and Cambria, Tool and more) is absolutely stunning and the performance from the band is... brilliant. And Darroth voice is one of the absolute coolest this earth has to offer with a span that no one else sits on. The album is filled with absolutely stunning songmaterial like the first single "Musical Chairs", "Short Haired Tornado" and the last one out - the over ten minute long"The Greener Grass". Modern progressive rock doesn't get better than this. Far To Midland plays in the highest divisions and it is just to bow and say a big freekin' BRAVO.

Tracklisting 1. Heavens to Murgatroyd
2. Whiskey & Ritalin
3. Musical Chairs
4. Uh-Oh
5. Amarillo Sleeps on My Pillow
6. A Loophole in Limbo
7. Typhoid Mary Sends Her Best
8. Short-Haired Tornado
9. The Upset at Bailey Bridge
10. Rikki Tikki Tavi
11. Golden Parachutes
12. Bright Bulbs & Sharp Tools
13. Coppertank Island
14. Three Foolproof Ways to Buy the Farm
15. The Greener Grass
16. Pour the Coal to 'er [bonus track]


Melodic Net Comments 

Agreed, absolutely! One of the best albums of the year!!!
2011-07-26 09:18:19

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