Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Culture & Consequence - the third Francis Friday album

click HERE to get to Francis Friday's "Culture & Consequence" bandcamp page!

So here goes. Francis Friday album #3. This is my first digital-only collection...12 new songs written and recorded in my Brooklyn home-studio. As usual, I played all the instruments myself and recorded it on a combination of multi-track cassette and pro-tools.
Although 3 of the songs are a year or two old, the other nine were all written and recorded this Spring. Recorded and mixed in about a months time, it was the fastest album I ever finished.

The closing track, "Let Me Be It" is one of my favorite Flaming Lips songs, and I've always wanted to cover it. I admit it's pretty much a facsimile of the original, but I didn't feel the need to reinterpret it. It's more of a tribute to the brilliant mind of Wayne Coyne and I wanted to end the album with an upbeat track.

Here's the tracklist:

1) Heaven is a Mighty Good Reason
2) She Loved Lavendar
3) She Was the One

4) Something in the Way
5) Lonely Girl
6) No One
7) Love You to Death
8) April Song
9) Hope (original)

10) Natural Pet
11) Gutter Song
12) Let Me Be It

I hope some of you get the chance to listen to it sometime...let me know if you have any trouble with the download. Thanks!

The entire album is available for free. Download the zip file below.