Album artwork for Among My Swan by Mazzy Star

'Among My Swan' features the same swirling, psychedelic folk music that brought Mazzy Star mainstream success with 1993's 'So Tonight that I Might See'. The songs employ the sparse arrangements and dark sense of space first explored by bands like Big Star (on Third / Sister Lovers) and the Velvet Underground. but with tunes that are always accessible, and sometimes irresistible, Mazzy Star has brought this dreamy ballad sound up from the underground. David Roback provides a shimmering backdrop of slide guitar and organ for Hope Sandoval's mesmerizing vocals. smooth as honey and wispy as tumbleweed, Sandoval's haunting voice traps the listener in a celestial trance. 'Among My Swan' never lapses into the self-indulgent side of psychedelia; the music is always kept muted and close to its folk and blues roots. this is an album of beautiful mood music that flickers in the shadows.

Mazzy Star

Among My Swan

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Album artwork for Among My Swan by Mazzy Star
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£6.99

Released 26/08/2009Catalogue Number

cdest2288

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Mazzy Star

Among My Swan

Album artwork for Album artwork for Among My Swan by Mazzy Star by Among My Swan - Mazzy Star
Album artwork for Among My Swan by Mazzy Star
CD

£6.99

Released 26/08/2009Catalogue Number

cdest2288

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

'Among My Swan' features the same swirling, psychedelic folk music that brought Mazzy Star mainstream success with 1993's 'So Tonight that I Might See'. The songs employ the sparse arrangements and dark sense of space first explored by bands like Big Star (on Third / Sister Lovers) and the Velvet Underground. but with tunes that are always accessible, and sometimes irresistible, Mazzy Star has brought this dreamy ballad sound up from the underground. David Roback provides a shimmering backdrop of slide guitar and organ for Hope Sandoval's mesmerizing vocals. smooth as honey and wispy as tumbleweed, Sandoval's haunting voice traps the listener in a celestial trance. 'Among My Swan' never lapses into the self-indulgent side of psychedelia; the music is always kept muted and close to its folk and blues roots. this is an album of beautiful mood music that flickers in the shadows.