Happy Rhodes - Ectotrophia - 180g 2LP


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Happy Rhodes - Ectotrophia - 180g 2LP

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Happy Rhodes - Ectotrophia - 180g 2LP
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Rhodes does enjoy a global fan base that has existed since the early '90s. They call themselves "ectophiles," chosen from the title of Rhodes' fourth album. Numero, one of the standard-bearers in mining the deep veins of American musical culture, makes her the centerpiece of this 18-track set, compiled and remastered from four cassette releases cut when she was in her early twenties between 1986-1987 for the indie Aural Gratification label.

 Obviously deeply influenced by the dramatic approach of Kate Bush, Freddie Mercury, and Gabriel-era Genesis, Rhodes' voice is a dead ringer for Bush's. Her acoustic guitar and synthesizer-based songs are the definition of arty dream pop, but also touch on prog. Her peers are Bush, Dead Can Dance, Jane Siberry, and Toyah Wilcox; her music remains relevant in the present,

Disc: 1
  1. I Am A Legend
  2. Perfect Irony
  3. Many Nights
  4. To Be E. Mortal
  5. Because I Learn
  6. D

Disc: 2
  1. When The Rain Came Down
  2. If Love Is A Game, I Win
  3. I'm Not Awake, I'm Not Asleep
  4. Baby Don't Go

Disc: 3
  1. Come Here
  2. Don't Want To Hear It
  3. If So
  4. I'll Let You Go
  5. Because I Learn

Disc: 4
  1. I Am A Legend
  2. Perfect Irony
  3. Many Nights
  4. To Be E. Mortal

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