Broadway Project ‎– The Vessel

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Tracklist

Beauty 3:29
I Believe In Superman 4:19
Coming Back 3:47
The South Coast 2:27
Beaten Dog 3:46
Darkling 3:39
Linear 7's 2:49
Unborn 2:34
Sufi 3:39
Angel Heart 3:42
From Treetops 3:28
Revolution Waltz 3:41
Manifesto (Stand Up) 3:26

Versions (3)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
MI031CD, DCR005 Broadway Project The Vessel(CD, Album, Dig) Memphis Industries, Doubling Cube MI031CD, DCR005 US 2004 Sell This Version
MI031CD Broadway Project The Vessel(CD, Album, Dig) Memphis Industries MI031CD UK 2003 Sell This Version
m1031LP Broadway Project The Vessel(LP) Memphis Industries m1031LP UK 2003 Sell This Version

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scoundrel

scoundrel

March 21, 2005
edited over 11 years ago
referencing The Vessel, CD, Album, Dig, MI031CD

The first Broadway Project album was cinematic and psychedelic, and their second album THE VESSEL continues down the same path, from the low thrum of “Beauty” to the indie-rock-by-way-of-the-Orient “I Believe in Superman.” Though you can’t deny the anguish on tracks like “Coming Back” and “For the One,” Richard Palmer’s vocals aren’t quite polished enough to exploit the emotion to its fullest extent. Instead, they can come off as whiny. Compare that to the gospel chorus on “Darkling”; the weight and heft of the vocals there add to the the drum rolls, the instrumental mélange, the dense sonics. But on occasion, Palmer fits the track to a tee: “Unborn” goes into a quiet, mourning mode. An intriguing and complicated album, if not entirely successful.