Richard Davis ‎– Details

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Kitty-Yo ‎– KY05098CD, Kitty-Yo ‎– KY05098
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1 Honest With You 6:46
2 The Truth
Cello – Anna Stark
6:52
3 Empty
Cello – Anna Stark
7:16
4 World Disappears 6:35
5 Sometime 6:19
6 This Time 6:15
7 Others
Cello – Anna StarkGuitar [Dobro] – Michael Lapuks
4:55
8 Hear This 7:02
9 Common Sense 6:25
10 Details 7:30
11 Bring Me Closer 7:00

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Mastered at Dubplates & Mastering.
Cat# reads as KY05098 on the spine.
Track time for track 3 as on CD, duration on sleeve is 7:07.

P+C Kitty-Yo 2005
Published by Edition Kitty-Yo / Budde Musikverlage.

Made in Germany.

Released as a Digipak.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 81390 17982 4
  • Label Code: LC 02816
  • Rights Society: GEMA

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
KY05098DLP Richard Davis Details(2xLP, Ltd, Whi) Kitty-Yo KY05098DLP Germany 2005 Sell This Version
KY05098LP Richard Davis Details(2xLP) Kitty-Yo KY05098LP Germany 2005 Sell This Version
KY05098CD-P Richard Davis Details(CD, Album, Promo) Kitty-Yo KY05098CD-P Germany 2005 Sell This Version

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LoupNeige

LoupNeige

September 19, 2018

Darker, deeper, more mysterious than Richard Davis' previous album, this creation is really something unique. Here with "Details", it nearly sounds like litterature, a storyteller using beats, violins and his broody voice.

In "Safety", the mood was quite airy (even the titles of the tracks were full of life and light like "In The Air", "Breathe", "Colours", etc). But here, the atmosphere is made of dust, nonchalance, indifference. Melodies are plaintive and dramatic, and the lyrics throughout the tracks are an anti-hedonistic thing. "Nothing you could say, will bring me closer", "I can say what I want when there's no one around, I feel no pain, no anxiety, I'm empty', "Don't be excited all the time, I don't care, I don't care". Interesting, really interesting.

I don't like comparing artists in general, but if you like Lawrence's aesthetics, you may like this album. Indeed, in some tracks like "Empty", "Details" or "Bring Me Closer" for example, there's a foggy, haunting, romantic similar mood, but with a different tone. While Lawrence's music is snowy, greyish, Richard Davis sounds more like a warm red light in a dark room at night.

All in all, "Details" is a perfect synthesis of groove, intelligence and romance, where there's no bad track, and where tags and borders don't exist anymore. It is not house, not techno, not pop. It's just the expression of a talented soul. Yes, it's Art.
e-music

e-music

September 21, 2005
edited over 13 years ago
Richard Davis is the king of what I call adult oriented deep house. His first album Safety was filled with incredibly good tracks/songs and has to be regarded as a classic in this genre by now. So expectations for his follow up were high and Davis though not delivering another classic doesn't let us down.

Details is a collection of fine midtempo house songs that are equally far away from any wave-your-hands-in-the-air club hedonism as from radio friendly pop stupidity. With an air of melancholy here and there they are best suited for home listening. Details works well as an album, but apart from the two year old Bring Me Closer no track immediately springs out and grabs your attention like at least half of the songs on Safety did. With one or two more killer tracks this would be a contender for album of the year, so it is a mature piece of work. Well done Mr. Davis.