River Trilogy 2007

Numas Estrelas

by Alan Silva

Released 2007
Lusitone Records
Released 2007
Lusitone Records
Numas Estrelas is a concept album about time-travel based on Japanese picture scrolls. It is a fantastic journey, and it has a lot of Rock in it. It has been professionally mastered. It was first published in 2007.
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“Love Is a Wheel (that turns, turns, turns)” by Alan Lewis Silva (c) 2007

Once while I was on a Tibetan steppe
Praying at a monastery for human rights
I asked someone who lived there
how the way was, if it was long
between here and now
He said that its consciousness is a stone
I asked, “Whose?”
When he picked up the phone:
“There’s a message for you from the city being burned”
The …
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Numas Estrelas

by Alan Silva

Released 2007
Lusitone Records
Released 2007
Lusitone Records
Based on a series of Japanese Picture Scrolls, this fun album travels through time and muses about life in many hypnotising folk songs. Outstanding imagery marks this second disc of Alan's "River Trilogy". A masterpiece. Don't hesitate to buy one righ
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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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Hunters and Hunted

by Alan Silva

Released 2007
Lusitone Records
Released 2007
Lusitone Records
These songs are about love and violence. The lyrics imbue shades of memory, while the contemplative acoustic music balances an ecclectic ambience of topics. A masterpiece. Don't hesitate to buy one 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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Golden Palace

by Alan Silva

Released 2007
Lusitone Records
Released 2007
Lusitone Records
In the acoustic model of one man with a guitar and some poems, this album came about. It is very lyrical with pointed themes and songs about things. A masterpiece. Don't hesitate to buy one 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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Flower People

by Alan Silva

Released 2007
Lusitone Records
Released 2007
Lusitone Records
Flower People combines the complex imagistic poetry of Alan Silva with the musical tastes of a new landscape. This albums describes life on the planet, Flower. It has rhythm, blues, and rock all at once.
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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