Pax Futura - Oliver Future
Track Listing
  1. The Many Things I Am Aware Of
  2. The Big Sleep
  3. Signing Off
  4. Stranger Than the Stranger
  5. What Heart?
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  1. The Many Things I Am Aware Of
  2. The Big Sleep
  3. Signing Off
  4. Stranger Than the Stranger
  5. What Heart?
  6. Happiness Machine
  7. The Reclamation
  8. Whispery Wintry Wind
  9. The Second
  10. Horse Slayer Technique
  11. Drowning Parade
  12. The Slow Fast
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Despite the forward-looking title, Pax Futura is an old-fashioned song cycle, and the use of that phrase is a deliberate echo of Van Dyke Parks' 1968 debut album. Pax Futura doesn't sound a bit like Song Cycle, of course (what does?), but like Parks' record, this is an impressionistic suite comprised of songs that look at the city of Los Angeles (the formerly Texas-based band's adopted hometown) seen through the eyes of outsiders. Specifically, outsiders armed with a battery of excellent vintage keyboards, a grab bag of ...

Pax Futura 2007, Transit and Venus/Fireproof

UPC: 750078093922

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