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Re: [Stratosphere_Fanzine] Re: Added magazine Interview with Alison of Cranes.

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  • Jon Gordon
    Un plus des mercis @ professeur Jen, le language specialiste, et ces yeux sont un trop gros du mes! I was struggling a bit with the typeface thereĀ ; ]
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      Un plus des mercis @ professeur Jen, le language specialiste, et ces yeux sont un trop gros du mes! I was struggling a bit with the typeface there ; ]
      'Particles & Waves' is one of my favourite albums de les toutes temps, and continuing the French theme my own review of Parisians Radius System's album Escape/Restart is now up on Delusions Of Adequacy http://www.adequacy.net
      Le Spacerock, c'est magnifique ....

      --- On Mon, 8/11/08, Jen <jdloc4@...> wrote:
      From: Jen <jdloc4@...>
      Subject: [Stratosphere_Fanzine] Re: Added magazine Interview with Alison of Cranes.
      To: Stratosphere_Fanzine@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Monday, August 11, 2008, 9:40 AM

      Alison dit beaucoup de choses, comme she likes the idea of an album
      that transports you in a positive manner, that sometimes she
      improvises her lyrics, but other times she sits and writes them
      down,that if Jim has a song already fully-formed, she'll go with the
      flow vocally, and that it's all about capturing a moment that is
      transient, and that keeps changing long after the song is finished...

      She's hesitant in explaining the meanings of the songs, and mentions
      that while recording Particles & Waves in their home studio, some
      type of recording instrument broke and they lost two whole songs and
      a demo.

      The album title was picked out because Alison had attended physics
      lectures the previous year and also due to books on 'chaos theory',
      and it fit some of the song themes, like "Vanishing Point", but she
      goes on to say that she and Jim have different ideas as to the
      meaning of that song. Also that Jim wrote "Every Town" himself and
      sings on it, but doesn't want to sing it live.

      I think those are the main points of the interview. :)

      Jen

      --- In Stratosphere_ Fanzine@yahoogro ups.com, Jon Gordon
      <chateau_distorted@ ...> wrote:
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      > La toute, c'est dans Francais Jen, que's ce que elle s'a disons?
      >
      > --- On Fri, 8/8/08, Jen <jdloc4@...> wrote:
      >
      > From: Jen <jdloc4@...>
      > Subject: [Stratosphere_ Fanzine] Added magazine Interview with
      Alison of Cranes.
      > To: Stratosphere_ Fanzine@yahoogro ups.com
      > Date: Friday, August 8, 2008, 8:43 AM
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      > Oh, goodness, Rob is spoiling us here with an abundance of riches
      > regarding the band Cranes! :D
      >
      > Thank you so much Rob for this 4-page 2004 interview with Alison of
      > Cranes from the French magazine Elegy, with full-color photos of
      Alison.
      >
      > I added the pages to the Cranes folder in the Files section. The
      pages
      > are titled "Elegy_1", "Elegy_2", "Elegy3", and "Elegy4".
      >
      > Jen
      >


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