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Postby ceangle13 on Sat Mar 25, 2006 11:54 pm

Now that were talking solo albums- I love the album Dreams. Seasons is a guilty little pleasure of mine! I feel like Grace has grown up a little with this album- although I do love and adore her sarcasm!
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Postby zeke on Sun Mar 26, 2006 6:02 am

I love every single song in this album.seasons and dreams are my fav
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Postby psychhead on Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:25 am

:D 8) Dreams.......another BEAUTIE by Grace baby!!!!! :P
Psychedelic music is IN with time!!
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Postby Indian Summer on Fri Jan 05, 2007 3:20 pm

What about Dreams???
I never heard that album; can anyone describe this one?
'Manhole' is an album that has to grow on me.
Some pretty nice tunes on that...but how do you rate that album?
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Postby skywise on Fri Jan 05, 2007 4:11 pm

Hey IS :)

I do love "Manhole", the title track is an amazing piece of music which I play a lot. Come Again Toucan is another track I have a lot of time for, I just love it's relaxed pace and very seventies sound.

However, as much as I love Manhole, it never really seems like a bona-fide solo album to me, due to the number of tracks which Grace doesn't play a large part in (or any part in ie- "it's only music") All these songs are great but I would rather they'd held them over for future JS albums.

Whereas "Dreams" is just .. ooo.. how can I describe it? It's sumptuous, velvety and rich in orchestration. Grace sounds fantastic with an orchestra and I really wish she'd done another album like this rather than going down the road of "Welcome to the Wrecking Ball" but, hey..that's Grace for you..always contrary!

Side One of Dreams is 5 individual tracks - Dreams / El Diablo / Face to the Wind / Angel of Night / Seasons... all of them great pieces of music.

Side Two is almost a mini-concept piece. It relates to Grace's time in rehab, recovering from alcohol addiction though the lyrics only refer to that rather obliquely. Tracks are Do It The Hard Way / Full Moon Man / Let It Go / Garden of Man.

The whole package, from the beautiful cover (in my avatar), to the production, to the performances, is an underrated masterpiece in my humble opinion.

If anyone is trying to get hold of this album, I was able to get it from caiman usa via amazon.com (and no - they're not paying me for saying that!) :wink:

Check it out. Your ears will love you forever.

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Postby psychhead on Fri Jan 05, 2007 7:18 pm

velvety and rich in orchestration

Yes, it's a very well arranged album indeed!
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Postby Indian Summer on Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:13 pm

Thanks for the information, Skywise....
I heard some songs on Grace her MySpace site and it sound really great.

Being a fan....I will buy it, without a doubt!!!
It's just that some of the Starship music does not satisfie me.
If this album is OK, I will trust your opinions peepzz.
One thing is for sure: buying a Grace album is scoring some points.... :wink:
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Postby pandalove on Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:29 pm

i personally loved what little ive gotten a hold of of 'welcome to the wrecking ball' and 'software' is a disappointment of epic proportions beyond 'I just dont stop' but yes, 'dreams' is insanely good.
i am not entirely in love with the song 'dreams' but i like the rest of the album well enough to make up for it('let it go', 'face to the wind', love them all really.) 'Do it the hard way' will always be my second favorite grace song(the first being obvious.)
manhole is just ok... not good. not bad. just ok. 'better lying down' was great.
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Postby Indian Summer on Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:34 pm

'face to the wind'


Great song, very very nice indeed...
I was blown away when I heard it on Grace's MySpace site.
That song made me curious of the rest of the album.
I'm gonna find out if I can get it here in Holland.
Manhole is a nice album, that's for sure....some great songs on it.
'Baron Von Tollbooth And The Chrome Nun' is even better on this moment.
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Postby Chasin'Destiny on Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:42 pm

I have to do a confession....
I have some CDs from JA and others...
But they are collecting some dust....
Don't kick me out of the windows pleace....

I am addicted to DVDs...
I want to SEE the music......
:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:
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Postby Indian Summer on Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:51 pm

Hahahaha, no problem....

I do love music dvd's too, but sometimes I prefer a cd or LP.
1 question: have you ever listened to 'Tollbooth'?
What a great album it is, I advice you to buy it; Grace in her prime!!!!
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Postby Chasin'Destiny on Fri Jan 05, 2007 8:53 pm

Effe gewoon nederlands...mag je vertalen

Waar had jij ook alweer je CDs besteld ?
En hoe lang duurde datte ?

Ik heb op sommige plaatsen gezien
dat 't wel 3 of 4 weken kan duren...

Moeten ze die per roeiboot in de states halen ?
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Postby Indian Summer on Fri Jan 05, 2007 9:00 pm

Ik heb 'Blows Against The Empire'. 'Sunfighter' en 'Baron Von Tollbooth' allemaal op Nederlandse sites besteld.
De eerste via bol.com (1 week) en de andere twee ongeveer 2/3 weken (themusicsafe.com).
Maar dan heb je ook wat :)
Deze cd's kan je in de Nederlandse winkels niet kopen en komen uit het buitenland.
Dat verklaard de levertijd voor een groot deel.

http://www.nl.bol.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP. ... _Section=1
http://www.themusicsafe.com/id/2/22488482/
http://www.themusicsafe.com/id/2/68710771/

Mocht je deze cd's eerst willen beluisteren of op mp3 hebben; ik wil ze wel toezenden :wink:
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Postby Chasin'Destiny on Fri Jan 05, 2007 9:03 pm

Yeah it would be great.....
You can use this

chasin-destiny@lycos.nl


Thanx a lot !
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Postby Indian Summer on Sat Jan 06, 2007 7:48 am

You're welcome, I'll send you some songs that I consider being great.

By the way; this is another link:

http://www.nl.bol.com/is-bin/INTERSHOP. ... _Section=1

However, I advice you to try the other site http://www.themusicsafe.com

Enjoy the music..

Allereerst heb stuur ik je een paar wma bestanden van Sunfighter :wink:
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