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Not Fade Away - David Kitt

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Genre: Rock / Artist: David Kitt / Explicit Lyrics / Audio CD released 2006-10-30 at Rough Trade

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      19.03.2009 15:09
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      he has grown up

      Released on 30 October 2006, Not Fade Away is one of the best solo artist efforts in recent years. David Kitt has matured his style to a much more soulful and contemporary sound, gone are the album full of love songs, or the self indulged covers. This album seems to actually mean something.

      He must be doing something right as he has made friends - hes roped in several of his buddies for this long-player: a couple of The Magic Numbers make infrequent appearances, adding a guitar line here and a backing vocal there, while Kitt has also managed to unearth several gems like Lisa Hannigan and Annie Tierney.

      Musically, Not Fade Away crosses several boundaries without ever resorting to schmaltz-like balladeering, and Kitt even manages to show a rockier side to his game than one would have expected, as the perky 'I Know The Reason' and the main single from the album, 'Say No More' emphasise, in big, bold and slightly amplified capitals.

      Elsewhere, the delicate strains of opener 'One Clear Way' and the laidback 'Sleep' sound like Robin Gibb fronting The Flaming Lips (quite a strange combination - an intriguing, if not entirely enticing proposition, I'm sure you'll agree.

      Lyrically, Kitt seems to have found his muse here, and on the Moldy Peaches-esque 'Guilty Prayers, Pointless Ends' a rueful lament to less-happy days past comes to the fore. Standing out from the crowd, though, is the closing, banjo-led epitaph 'With You', where Kitt reveals "I'd rather have one chance than no chance at all."

      Not fade Away is definitely Kitt's most 'rocky' album release to date and I think it makes for a more enjoyable album.


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      Disc #1 Tracklisting
      1 One Clear Way
      2 Grey Day
      3 Up To You
      4 Sleep
      5 I Know The Reason
      6 Nothing Else
      7 Wish And I Won't Stop
      8 Guilty Prayers Pointless Ends
      9 Say No More
      10 Don't Fuck With Me
      11 With You

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