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The Key - Roger Rodier - Upon Velveatur (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  • Prior to the LP, Rodier had issued a couple of singles on the local Montreal label Pax, the first of them sung in French. Despite getting praised in Rolling Stone by Lester Bangs for its "timeless grace," Upon Velveatur got little exposure when it was issued in autumn
  • Upon Velveatur is a relic. It was left to the dirt, dust, and mulch in Maybe it shouldn’t have been found. But Sunbeam Records, dedicated to recovering and reviving lost, forgotten, overlooked, and disregarded albums, did find it. Perhaps the discovery should’ve been called off. Upon Velveatur is a time capsule compartment piece. It was buried, but is it a treasure or merely an old.
  • Oct 30,  · The album was recorded in February of in Montreal, Quebec. All songs were written by Roger Rodier, and feature beautiful lush orchestration that never, ever overwhelms the music and only adds to its luscious dreaminess (I say this as someone who hates orchestration). The album is a great balance of gentle folk and dreamy soft-psych.
  • This album was originally released in to little fanfare but deserves to be heard as its a fantastic album- in a way much like bowies space oddity was overlooked upon release! If you like early Bowie Drake Al stewart etc or any late 60s early 70s singer songwriter material this is highly recommended!!Reviews: 5.
  • Mar 09,  · referencing Upon Velveatur, CD, Album, RE, RM, SBRCD moved here from the notes of this submission: "Often compared to the work of Nick Drake, Upon Velveatur is a dense and mysterious French-Canadian folk-psych suite, featuring beautiful melodies, lush orchestration and scorching electric guitar/5(47).
  • Mar 14,  · Roger Rodier put out an obscure album on Columbia in , Upon Velveatur, that was very much in line with the folk-rock-oriented singer/songwriter trends of the era. It was at least as much indebted to British sounds from that genre as North American ones, however, with its gentle breathy vocals, subdued melancholy, and combination of.
  • Artist Release Name mifilanmitetilescompjihysugar.xyzinfo Label Format Year Country; Roger Rodier: Upon Velveatur: ESD Breeder Backtrack Archive Series: LP, Album, Unofficial Release.

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