Silver Lining Under Water

Silver Lining Under Water

by Orange Cake MixOrange Cake Mix

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Overview

Orange Cake Mix's Jim Rao could be accused of making the same album over and over again, alternating between gauzy guitar strumming and Casio noodling with fey, reverby vocals on top. Silver Lining Underwater breaks with tradition and eliminates the latter, leaving an instrumental album that is more ambient and less rhythmic than OCM's other efforts, but built from the same materials. The album, while pleasant, leaves one with the feeling that anyone possessing basic competence on a handful of instruments could achieve a similar result. Serious consumers of Rao's prolific output might enjoy Silver Lining Underwater as background music, but it is otherwise the indie pop counterpart to those anonymous mood music CDs you might find in a grocery store bargain bin.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/15/1997
Label: Darla Records
UPC: 0608527003124
catalogNumber: 31
Rank: 172755

Tracks

  1. Streetlights and Stars
  2. '67 Chevy Malibu
  3. Like Warm Velvet Static
  4. Bird Song
  5. Out the Door
  6. The Ballad of Sonny Jim
  7. Glitch
  8. Twilight Sleep
  9. Half-Baked Elegy
  10. Alice Coltrane
  11. The Soul of Trees
  12. I Honor the Light That Shines Within You Close to Heaven/Always by Yo
  13. Close to Heaven/Always by Your Side

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