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(PB024) Tamas Wells: A Plea En Vendredi

by Popboomerang

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    Six months after the release of the quietly adored 2004 debut album 'A Mark on the Pane', Tamas Wells moved to the north of Burma to work on a community health project. Finding an acoustic guitar and a sporadic electricity supply he set about writing new material and recording melody and guitar onto a four track tape recorder. Returning to Melbourne several months later with two hours worth of half finished material (accompanied by the shouts of street salesmen and the constant din of monsoon rain) it was decided that producer Nathan Collins (Broken Flight, Adlerseri) and mixer Marcus Barczak (Small Knives, Smallgoods) should be enlisted to translate these ideas into album format.

    The two hours of taped sketches were trimmed to eleven songs dealing with house sitting, opportunity fairs, telemarketing companies, book clubs and back bench politicians. They were then recorded live over several days in various living rooms and halls in the west of Melbourne with borrowed microphones and the simple accompaniment of piano, tambourine, mandolin and organ. The result of these sessions is the new album 'A Plea en Vendredi.' ... more
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Vendredi 02:58
Valour 05:10


released January 1, 2000


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Popboomerang Australia

Australian music label founded by Scott Thurling and releasing its first CD in 2002 with over 80 recordings to date.

Specialising in melodic pop, jangle, folk and rock and predominantly working with Australian bands with the aim to building their careers locally & internationally.

Artists include Skipping Girl Vinegar, Georgia Fields, The Aerial Maps, Celadore, Bon Scotts, Tamas Wells & Tim Reid
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