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Another week, another collection of dreams. 22 artists from all around the world. A brilliant and varied compilation of independent music from a wide array of genres and styles. The title is a nod to Brooks Dixon's fantastic Pocketful Of Dreams record, an album that I constantly come back to. A song from which, 'Without You', is also fittingly included here. It demonstrates the soulful take on roots rock that Brooks has become renowned for. As always, please download, listen loud, dig deeper with your discoveries, and support Aldora Britain Records and independent music.
It is with great pleasure that we welcome back the witty powerpop of Eytan Mirsky, the classic rock of Joe Cotton and the aggressive punk of The FAQs. Three artists that we have grown to love at Aldora Britain Records. The rest of the compilation is made up of fresh faces, all welcome new additions to our Community for independent and underground music. These fresh faces include another garage punk artist from FDH Records, Baby Tyler.
There is cosmic country rock from Cashew & Cleary, joyous folk rock from Sean Allan and new wave soul from Trambeat. The Celia Bryce Band give us Celtic rock, Nick Ward brings us country folk and Sun-Pinned Leaves play us some art rock. Steven John Birks gets traditional and Sarah Levecque brings it back to alt country sound. There is raw blues from The Bush League and psychedelic excursions from The Alain Pire Experience and Telyscopes.
Things get heavy with the input of The Italian Stallion and the punk adrenaline of Joyblasters. There is an experimental quartet to play us out - the instrumental psych pop of Shy Lust, the funk fusion of Botticelli Baby, the gospel/jazz crossover of Jazz Mafia's Choral Syndicate and the neo-jazz of Brendan Eder Ensemble.
released February 5, 2021
This album is dedicated to Captain Sir Tom Moore, a hero throughout his lifetime. Cover photography by Morgan Burden, artwork by Tom Hilton. Compiled by Tom Hilton for Aldora Britain Records (ABR-124). 'No Sleep Till Solvang' written by and used by permission of Cashew & Cleary, taken from 'The Quickest Way Back Home / No Sleep Till Solvang' (2020). 'Without You' written by and used by permission of Brooks Dixon, taken from 'Pocketful Of Dreams' (2019). 'Somebody Played A Joke On Me' written by and used by permission of Eytan Mirsky, taken from 'Funny Money' (2016). 'Just So You Know' written by and used by permission of Joseph Michael Cotton, taken from 'My Place' (2020). 'Monday Morning Blues' written by and used by permission of Sean Alan, taken from 'Past Lives 2010-2020: A Retrospective' (2021). 'Blue Eyes Green' written by Potter/James/Smith, used by permission of Trambeat, taken from 'Through The Narrows' (2020). 'Who'll Bring Me Flowers' written by C. Bryce/C. Bradshaw, used by permission of C. Bradshaw, taken from 'Here Before' (2020). 'The Chopper Bike Song' written by and used by permission of Nick Ward, taken from 'Keep It Under Your Hat' (2020). 'Used To Know Her Mother' written by and used by permission of Sun-Pinned Leaves, taken from 'Eclipse' (2020). 'Last Train Home' written by and used by permission of Steven John Birks, taken from 'Along The Tracks' (2021). 'Dead Center, Head On' written by and used by permission of Sarah Levecque, taken from 'Moments Of Silver' (2020). 'High Water Everywhere' written by Charlie Patton, used by permission of The Bush League, taken from 'Here We Are Again' (2020). 'The Sun Don't Shine' written by and used by permission of Alain Pire, taken from 'Songs From The 13th Floor' (2017). 'Mating Screech Of An Exotic Bird' written by Jack Hubbell, used by permission of Telyscopes, (2012 demo) taken from 'Mata Mata' CD edition. 'In The Trunk' written by Baby Tyler, used by permission of FDH Records, taken from 'Drumb Masheens' (2020). 'Capeesh' written by and used by permission of The Italian Stallion, taken from 'Capeesh: 100% Original Italiano Taste' (2020). 'Love And Violence' written by and used by permission of The FAQs, taken from 'Face The FAQs' (2019). 'Riddle Talk' written by and used by permission of Joyblasters, taken from 'Sea Sun & Pizza' (2020). 'The Answer' written by and used by permission of Shy Lust, taken from 'Instrumentals' (2020). 'Plant Pot' written by and used by permission of Botticelli Baby, taken from 'Saft' (2021). 'Brighter Day' written by and used by permission of Jazz Mafia, taken from 'Say Something, Do Something' (2020). 'HOP' written by and used by permission of Brendan Reece Eder, taken from 'HOP' (2020).