Black Dove/The 0306

Details

rovi.MR0000440386 3/7/06 Used
$1.99

Product Promotions

30% off used CD, DVD, and Blu-ray when you buy 3 or more (excludes exclusives)

Shipping Promotions

ID: rovi.MR0000440386

Variations

    CD
    Used
    Release
    New
    Used
    Black Dove/The 0306 Tompkins Square
    -
    -

Add to cart options

Product Actions

Availability: This item is currently not available.

Review

Review Text A mixture of utterly trad folk and country tunes with some hipsterish indie touches, The Black Dove is uneven, but it works more often than it doesn't. The songs sung by Sharron Kraus, a British folksinger whose voice bears comparison both to U.K. folk icons like June Tabor and American country singers like Gillian Welch, fit uneasily against those featuring Christian Kiefer's hushed bedroom-rock murmur. Imagine Norma Waterson collaborating with Elliott Smith and the parameters of the project's influences will become clear, as well as its flaws. However, the songs featuring Kraus are uniformly excellent, as are the atmospheric instrumental interludes between songs, which occasionally recall Dolly Collins' fantasias for harmonium on her albums with sister Shirley. Kiefer's whispery material, which works better on his solo records, simply sounds out of place in these surroundings. ~ Stewart Mason

Track Listing

CD: 1

  1. 1. Prelude - 2:59
  2. 2. Missing - 3:04
  3. 3. Cold Blue Room - 6:43
  4. 4. On the Chase - 4:56
  5. 5. Glimmer - 1:55
  6. 6. Blackest Crow - 5:32
  7. 7. White Shroud - 3:49
  8. 8. Dearest - 3:53
  9. 9. Letting Go, Holding On - 3:39
  10. 10. Snake & A Lion - 3:41
  11. 11. Sinking - 2:46
  12. 12. Mourning - 4:12
  13. 13. Rocks - 2:33
  14. 14. Black Dove - 4:01
  15. 15. Heaven & Hell - 2:05

Product Details

Release Date
3/7/06 

Customer Reviews