Title: Dreaming With Alice (Fruits De Mer Vol. 5)
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Very rare 7" single from 2009. Apparently only 150 pressed on purple vinyl! Cult UK 60s Folk-Psych artist Mark Fry. For the first time a complete version of 'Dreaming With Alice" the title track from his cult Folk-Psych masterpeice Unplayed MINT copy!! With FDM flyer! PURPLE VINYL! Artist: Mark Fry Title: Dreaming With Alice // The Witch (Live) Label: Fruits De Mer Year of Release: 2009 Cat. No: crustacean 06 UK POSTAGE £. 9 EUROPE £. 9 REST OF WORLD . 9. Psych Folk LP MARK FRY Dreaming With Alice Akarma Re. Mark Fry: Dreaming With Alice LP Psych
Unknown to Mark Fry, the album Dreaming With Alice had been developing cult status over the ensuing three decades as a psychedelic folk classic, garnering acclaim from critics and a new generation of musicians as diverse as Kieran Hebden (Four Tet), Colleen and Plastic Crimewave. Fry was to discover this by chance in the early 2000s. Dreaming With Alice is included in Record Collector's Top 20 Strange Folk Albums (Strange Folk Revisited, August 2009). Dreaming With Alice" (A side), "The Witch" (live) (B side), Fruits de Mer Vol. 5, (Crustacean06), Fruits de Mer, 2009. Mandolin Man" is included in Love, Peace & Poetry – British Psychedelic Music (QDKCD041), Normal Records, 2001.
Dreaming with Alice (Verse 1) The Witch Dreaming with Alice (Verse 2) Song for Wilde Dreaming with Alice (Verse 3) Roses for Columbus A Norman Soldier Dreaming with Alice (Verse 4) Dreaming with Alice (Verse 5) Lute and Flute Dreaming with Alice (Verse 6) Down Narrow Streets Dreaming with Alice (Verse 7) Mandolin Man Dreaming with Alice (Verse 8-9) Rehtorb Ym N. Anonymous March 19, 2009 at 3:25 PM. Mark has a new single out soon on Fruits de Mer Records. A reworking of 'Dreaming With Alice' together with a live version of 'The Witch'. It will be issued as a very limited, vinyl-only pressing. More details can be found at ww. yspace. com/fdmer and ww.
Released in 1972 by Italian label IT Dischi, Dreaming With Alice was English expat Mark Fry's first and only LP, and an original copy will cost you more than a new transmission. A washed-out, extremely fuzzy mixing job is the album's most distinctive quality - the frayed sonic leaves each of Fry's honeyed melodies sounding as timeless and well-worn as a cut from a scratchy old blues 78. In "The Witch", the recording's rugged quality makes the song's hippy hand percussion and lysergic guitar all the trippier
A1Dreaming With Alice (Verse 1). A2The Witch. A3Dreaming With Alice (Verse 2). A4Song For Wilde. This album has been quite an obscurity already by the time of its release. Recorded by 19 year old Mark Fry for an Italian sub label of RCA it presented a beautifully naive kind of psychedelic folk similar to what the Incredible String Band laid down at the same time just a bit more straight forwarded. We saw originals in good condition go for about 1600 Euros already, therefore such a reissue is always welcome among fans of totally psyched out music, done by mostly acoustic instrumentation and vocals
Fry's singing is far more reticent than Donovan's, though not unattractive; at times it's a bit like hearing a further-out Al Stewart. As suitable as this music might be for dozing off to in a forest and the like, the songs - broken up by several half-minute or so interludes, all consisting of verses from "Dreaming with Alice" itself - aren't too substantial, functioning more as mood pieces than works that make a solid impact.
Album Dreaming With Alice. Dreaming With Alice (Verse 1) Lyrics. Did you pass the glass mountain Where Salome opened her dress Did you see the dolphins Feathered fountain, oh, the king made a bloody mess. Dreaming With Alice (Verse 1)" Track Info.
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|A||Dreaming With Alice|
|B||The Witch (Live)
Hosted By [Introduced By] – Steve Krakow
- Bass, Zither – Rhodes (tracks: A)
- Fiddle – Jim Becker (tracks: B)
- Flute – Virginia Tate (tracks: A, B)
- Guitar, Producer, Arranged By – Nick Franglen (tracks: A)
- Percussion, Theremin – Don Ogilvie (tracks: B)
- Sitar – Adam Krakow (tracks: B)
- Vocals, Guitar – Dan Schneider (tracks: B)
- Vocals, Guitar, Written-By – Mark Fry (tracks: A, B)
NotesTrack A, Dreaming With Alice, recorded in France, England and New York 2009/9.
Track B, The Witch, recorded live at The Empty Bottle, Chicago 21 November 2008.
|crustacean 06||Mark Fry||Dreaming With Alice (Fruits De Mer Vol. 5) (7", Ltd, Tra)||Fruits de Mer Records||crustacean 06||2009|
|crustacean 06||Mark Fry||Dreaming With Alice (Fruits De Mer Vol. 5) (7", Ltd, Blu)||Fruits de Mer Records||crustacean 06||US||2009|