Sarah Azzara / Sylvan Screen | Split CD-EP

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
David Bowie The Beatles The Pretenders

Album Links
Sarah Azzara Tradebit MusicIsHere PayPlay Apple iTunes GreatIndieMusic

More Artists From
United States - Washington DC

Other Genres You Will Love
Rock: Punk Pop: Power Pop Moods: Mood: Intellectual
There are no items in your wishlist.

Split CD-EP

by Sarah Azzara / Sylvan Screen

Independent smart pop from Washington DC. Seamless, emotive female vocals with multi-layered guitars and expressive drumwork showcase eloquent lyrics.
Genre: Rock: Punk
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
artist name
share
time
download
1. Space Virgin Sarah Azzara
Share this song!
X
2:52 $0.99
2. Everything is Crystal Sarah Azzara
Share this song!
X
2:45 $0.99
3. This Rant is a Rerun Sarah Azzara
Share this song!
X
5:14 $0.99
4. Arrows Sylvan Screen
Share this song!
X
3:08 $0.99
5. Mask Maker Sylvan Screen
Share this song!
X
3:38 $0.99
6. Applause /Thanks so much ... (0:18 ) Sylvan Screen
Share this song!
X
0:18 $0.99
7. Underneath A Giant (Live) Sylvan Screen
Share this song!
X
2:27 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Sarah Azzara has been tied up in the studio as well as at the drawing table in preparation for the release of her forthcoming full-length CD, "It Turns Us On." The record and its accompanying artwork have taken so bleeding long, that the band has decided to release a split CD with compatriots Sylvan Screen, a group of Baltimore denizens that are way too talented for their lack of age, durn their prematurely adept hides. Latest Records hopes the jaded hipsters of the world will enjoy this tasty little offering, which features three choice cuts by each band.

Sarah's tracks include "Space Virgin," a catchy, psychedelic exploration of... well, the important thing is that the Space Virgin is ready. To go to space. The second track, "Everything is Crystal", is exemplary of the kind of quietly angry wordplay that has become her lyrical trademark, embedded in the anthemic rock laid down by her expert band. The last track, "This Rant is a Rerun" is descibed by Azzara as "The second in a litany of songs which express my strong feelings about the current administration." Disguised in the lilting melody are some gutsy words which are emphasized by the freakout rock section which forms the coda.

Sarah is joined on her cuts by her longtime collaborators, drummer Ben Azzara (yes, THE Ben Azzara) and the very gifted guitarist Paul Miller. After beloved bass player Kendall Nordin went off to pursue educational adventures in Australia, the band was fortunate enough to be able to exploit the numerous talents of Barry Bocaner, featured here on bass and Wurlitzer.

"Arrows", the first track by Sylvan Screen is an excellent example of the tight and frentically-melodic sound that makes them immediately infectious. "Mask Maker" continues to showcase the challenging time signature changes, tricky lyrics, and encompassingly earnest rock which has earned them such a loyal following. The final cut, a live version of Latest Records staff's favorite Sylvan Screen tune "Underneath a Giant" is a veritable landscape of musical diversion, capped with what is possibly the most crowd-pleasing ending in many years.

Look out for the new full-length CD coming soon from Sarah Azzara. In the meantime, Latest Records hopes you will enjoy this delicious little appetizer.


Reviews


to write a review