record of fierce intent and purpose yet tender in its delivery; an album that was very nearly called
The Great Depression until salvation came in the relocation to a new country, new collaborators and
a new outlook for Australia’s most critically lauded new band.
The Great Impression is an epic work of smart pop, at times tentative, at others assured and glacial.
‘China’ sounds like a lost 80’s cinematic anthem (think Psychedelic Furs or Tears For Fears) vast
enough to soundtrack entire adolescences; the exquisite ‘Talking Like I’m Falling Down Stairs’ is as
complex and evocative as prime Kate Bush or Talk Talk while the majestic ‘Ghost’ recalls the high
drama and heartbreaking melodies of Scott Walker.
For mainman Alex Burnett Sparkadia has always been more than a band; more than the sum of its parts.
“Sparkadia is meant to take you somewhere,” says Alex. “It sounds like a place you would want to visit
– not literally, but a headspace or an alternative world, like Avalon or Arcadia.”
There is every reason to get very excited. In Sparkadia great things are
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|Number Of People In Act||4 Piece|
|State/Territory Artist Is Based In||ACT|
|Taken From The Release Titled||The Great Impression|
|Copyright Holder's Name||Ivy League|
|Media Servicing Date||2010-08-30|
|Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners||No|
|Artist Official Web Site||http://www.mysapce.com/sparkadia|
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|Online Store Page 1|
|Content Provider||Ivy League|