Mountain Stairs 2005

Mountain Stairs

by Alan Silva

Released 2005
Lusitone Records
Released 2005
Lusitone Records
Mountain Stairs occupies a musical and lyrical dreamscape, not to be found elsewhere. A travelogue of elusiveness and drama. A masterpiece. Don't hesitate to buy this now.
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Alan plays acoustic songs in a variety of styles from Indie to Folk to Blues. He takes inspiration from a variety of sources in music as well as from literary figures. Imagine Bob Dylan channeling Ernest Hemingway or Leonard Cohen writing tunes after reading some work by T.S. Eliot or The Velvet Underground trying to make sense of William S. Burroughs. He describes his songs as “familiar objects that are closer to someone because …
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Rose Blood

by Alan Silva

Released 2005
Lusitone Records
Released 2005
Lusitone Records
An album of passionate stations and situations regarding love. Features many ballads, odes, and evocations influenced by a romantic sensibility. Seventy-one minutes in length. A masterpiece. Don't hesitate to buy this now.
NOTES
Alan plays acoustic songs in a variety of styles from Indie to Folk to Blues. He takes inspiration from a variety of sources in music as well as from literary figures. Imagine Bob Dylan channeling Ernest Hemingway or Leonard Cohen writing tunes after reading some work by T.S. Eliot or The Velvet Underground trying to make sense of William S. Burroughs. He describes his songs as “familiar objects that are closer to someone because …
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Gypsy Songs

by Alan Silva

Released 2005
Lusitone Records
Released 2005
Lusitone Records
Gypsy Songs is about the ones that got away. It also voyages through piano-jazz and nylon-stringed wonders. Contains vibrant tales of exile and demure disillusionment. A masterpiece.
NOTES
Alan plays acoustic songs in a variety of styles from Indie to Folk to Blues. He takes inspiration from a variety of sources in music as well as from literary figures. Imagine Bob Dylan channeling Ernest Hemingway or Leonard Cohen writing tunes after reading some work by T.S. Eliot or The Velvet Underground trying to make sense of William S. Burroughs. He describes his songs as “familiar objects that are closer to someone because …
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Big Green Country

by Alan Silva

Released 2005
Lusitone Records
Released 2005
Lusitone Records
Big Green Country is one of the several albums recorded during years at college. This at that house on Y. Lane, and this at the painting studio at S. It is a fun piece of subaltern intellectuality---or not?
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The scene in the room was not what I intended
It to be when I found out what happened. I liked
The people there at first. Those who
Could be nurturing and comradesque. That
Was before the smallest amount of money
And recognition made ripe arrows
Froth, pushing green blood from a monster’s
Vines, arrogant veins of sanguine cupidity; it
Was considered a big deal. There were two mountains
On either side and …
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Big Green Country

by Alan Silva

Released 2005
Lusitone Records
Released 2005
Lusitone Records
This album features an array of autumnal rite-specific and festive songs. Special guest appearance by the Latin god, Silvanus. An intimate expression of the setting sun. A masterpiece. Don't hesitate to buy this now.
NOTES
Alan plays acoustic songs in a variety of styles from Indie to Folk to Blues. He takes inspiration from a variety of sources in music as well as from literary figures. Imagine Bob Dylan channeling Ernest Hemingway or Leonard Cohen writing tunes after reading some work by T.S. Eliot or The Velvet Underground trying to make sense of William S. Burroughs. He describes his songs as “familiar objects that are closer to someone because …
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