BELLAFEA - CAVALCADE

When translated from Spanish to English, Bellafea means beautiful/ugly. The significance of these joined adjectives well represents the band''s deviating tensions and dynamics, and equally symbolizes the unified point/counterpoint with the span of a single song. This contradiction has framed Bellafea''s stylistic identity, proving it impossible to quickly define their sound. Throughout the tracks on Cavalcade, singer/guitarist Heather McEntire''s voice becomes a trumpet, a bereaving moan, a grieving whisper. Relentlessly jagged and angular, her guitar experimentation drives into drummer Nathan Buchanan''s revolving time signatures and bassist Eddie Sanchez'' muscular and elastic low-end. The combination is like watching a cooled teakettle catch fever. Cavalcade could be Bellafea''s "call to arms". Recorded over two years during multiple sessions with Chapel Hill engineers Brian Paulson and Nick Petersen, focused on the ideas of plurality and layers, friends and enemies, dedication and rejection, decoding the feeling of fight. Bellafea''s urgency and battle cry is apparent; wellknown for their captivating sold-out hometown performances, they have gained the loyalty of local musicians/friends John Darnielle (Mountain Goats), Dave Laney (Milemarker), Ben Davis (Sleepytime Trio, Bats & Mice), Daniel Hart (Polyphonic Spree, St. Vincent, John Vanderslice), Eric Moe (Zegota) who all - along with a choir of friends - lend a hand on their debut full-length. For fans of: Sonic Youth, The Raincoats, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Sleater Kinny, Sweep The Leg Johnny, Les Savy Fav. TRACKLISTING: 01. DEPART 02. BONES TO PICK 03. THORN BIRD II 04. WALKING DISTANCE 05. TELLING THE HOUR 06. RUN RABBIT RUN 07. GEOGRAPHY 08. ARCTIC 09. STRANGER

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ArtistBELLAFEA Release date2008-09-19 Item no80781 Product groupVinyl MediaLP Record labelSouthern GenreAlternative Rock ConditionNew, unplayed AvailabilityNot in stock Delivery2-4 Weeks
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