Silver Eyes CD (1996)

Artist: Phil Krauth

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Product Overview

Specifications

Label Teenbeat
SKU 60330769
UPC 792487020526
UPC 14 00792487020526
Format CD
Release Date 5/7/1996
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Author Phil Krauth
Technical Info
Engineer Rob Christiansen
Producer Phil Krauth
CatalogID TB 2052
Lable Name Teenbeat
Released 04/09/1996
Original Release 1996
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 44m : 47s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
Studio/Live Studio
UPC 00792487020526
Album Notes and Credits
Solo performer: Phil Krauth (vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass, drums).
Personnel: Phil Krauth (vocals, drums); Jeannine Durfee (flute); Matt Letsinger (accordion).
Audio Mixers: Phil Krauth; Mark Robinson.
Recording information: Letsrain.
Editor: Robert Salsbury.
Photographer: Jimmy Cohrssen.
On his second solo disc, Silver Eyes, former Unrest drummer Phil Krauth continued to impress listeners with his simple, acoustic-based pop songs. From the start of the first track, "I'm Finding Me in You," Krauth's sound and vocal approach remind the listener of a relaxed and confident Brian Eno. The modest guitar and drum instrumentation add a simple backdrop to Krauth's calm singing and metaphor-laden lyrics. The lyrics are more straightforward and simple on tracks like "Gloomy Highways" and "Lonely," with accordian adding to the musical environment on "Lonely". Jeannine Durfee plays flute on "Between the Good and the Bad," a song with layered vocals from Krauth. The pace picks up on "True Believer" with a sampler and drum beats dancing over a synthesizer, and Krauth's vocal exercises taking a different approach. "Weary Eyes" and the title track, "Silver Eyes," check in on tracks eight and nine. "Weary Eyes" is a jangley, synthesizer-induced song, while the mood gets softer on "Silver Eyes". Krauth favors the wear-your-heart-on-your-sleeve song approach. Sometimes it seems to work effortlessly. At other times, he misses the target. The album closes with two solid songs, a serenade called "I'm Thinking of you Tonight" and "Confidant Serene," an ode to a friend, complete with the precise guitar strumming and thoughtful and wistful lyrics found throughout. ~ Stephen Cramer
Disc 1
1 I'm Finding Me In You
2 Taste Of Things To Come
3 Gloomy Highways
4 Lonely
5 Between The Good & The Bad
6 Theme From Lyon Village
7 True Believer
8 Weary Eyes
9 Silver Eyes
10 Satu
11 I'm Thinking Of You Tonight
12 Confidant Serene
Product Attributes
Artist Krauth,Phil
Label Teen Beat
Music Format Compact Disc
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