The Fiery Furnaces - I'm Going Away mp3 album
I’m Going Away is the Fiery Furnaces’ Eighth album. It was recorded by and mixed with Jason Loewenstein at the end of 2008 and the beginning of 2009 in New York City. Jason also played bass and Robert D’Amico played drums. All songs were written together by Eleanor and Matthew Friedberger, except for the title track, which is trad. Arranged by. Eleanor wrote most of the lyrics; Matt wrote most of the music and also produced the album. All rock music is a sort of dramatic music. The Fiery Furnaces are one of the most unique experiences in live music with a knack for the infectious melodies and great arrangements that classic pop requires. The band’s high energy, intricate complexity, and technical musicianship alongside the amazing vocal acrobatics of Eleanor defines a Fiery Furnaces performance.
I'm Going Away is The Fiery Furnaces' eighth album. It was released, on CD and LP, on July 21, 2009 in the US and August 24, 2009 in the UK. The CD version was presented in a 4 panel mini-LP style jacket. The LP version was pressed on high quality 180 gram virgin vinyl at RTI and was presented in an old-style tip-on gatefold jacket with MP3 download coupon.
The Fiery Furnaces have a well-deserved reputation for being difficult and willfully perverse both in concert and on record, so it may be easy to forget that the band started off fairly simple. Gallowsbird's Bark, their first and (to my mind, finest) album, is a free-wheeling blues-rock romp ideally suited to drunken sing-alongs in rowdy bars, albeit the old-timey kind that primarily exist in the fanciful imaginations of Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger. A solid third of I'm Going Away sticks to the band's thematic comfort zone, . romanticizing seemingly lost cultural moments from the not-too-distant past.
Instead, the album works like a gateway drug, introducing first-time listeners to the band’s quirks, and getting them prepared for their stranger material. For instance, there’s no better way to get used to Eleanor’s sprightly and near-pretentious lyrics--which are often delivered at an auctioneer’s pace--than to listen to Keep Me in the Dark or Staring at the Steeple, which feature her weird talents at their most irresistible.
Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). 1. 30. I’m Going Away. I've been a big fan of the Fiery Furnaces since their (mistitled) 2005 "EP" album and have been following the brother-sister act of Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger ever since, and it's been a dizzying up-and-down ride ever since, with lots of releases, some of them good, some of them not so good. I was not enthralled by their 2007 "Widow City" studio album, but loved their 2008 "Remember" sprawling live collection. Now comes the new album.
I'm Going Away is a patchwork of patterns, of 4/4 piano bars and phrases that she warbles over and over like an ecstatic preacher. If I see you tomorrow, I don't know what I will d. A kind of blues where you can see the whites of the eyes. But hey, you might say. You're not so crazy anymore, Fiery Furnaces. I remember when your music ran around naked eating bicycle parts, or the aural equivalent. And hey back at you, listener, that's a good point. The bleeps and shrieks of, say, Blueberry Boat, have scattered, or at least migrated for summer. And it's not like the quirk vanished with the quirks: the album is still punctuated with dischord and the sheer, power-weirdness of Eleanor. Okay, and there might be one shriek. And one overblown, awesome drum solo at the end of 'Staring At The Steeple'.
They took that fragmented sound to such a dazzling extreme on the collaged live album Remember that it looked hard to top, and they don't try to on I'm Going Away. Instead, Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger and company hone their pop instincts, put the focus on their flair for hooks and melodies, and turn in some of their most direct and tuneful songs since Gallowsbird's Bark
This song is by The Fiery Furnaces and appears on the album I'm Going Away (2009) and on the album Take Me Round Again (2009). I'm going awayI'm going awayI'll be back some old dayI'll be back some old dayI'll be back some old dayI'm going awayI'm going awayI'll be back some old dayI'll be back some old dayI'll be back some old day. Please tell me man what more can I doPlease tell me man what more can I doLord knows, I can't get along with you.
|1||I'm Going Away|
|2||Drive To Dallas|
|3||The End Is Near|
|5||Cut The Cake|
|6||Even In The Rain|
|7||Staring At The Steeple|
|9||Keep Me In The Dark|
|10||Lost At Sea|
|11||Cups & Punches|
|12||[Bonus Track Not Mentioned On Sleeve] Take Me Round Again|
NotesPlain white card sleeve with album and release data suck on, a4 press release sheet
|THRILL-220||The Fiery Furnaces||I'm Going Away (LP, Album, Ltd, Gat)||Thrill Jockey||THRILL-220||US||2009|
|RZCM-46408, THRILL-220||The Fiery Furnaces||I'm Going Away (CD, Album)||Commmons, Thrill Jockey||RZCM-46408, THRILL-220||Japan||2009|
|PF094||The Fiery Furnaces||I'm Going Away (CD, Album)||Popfrenzy Records, Thrill Jockey||PF094||Australia||2009|
|THRILL-220||The Fiery Furnaces||I'm Going Away (CD, Album)||Thrill Jockey||THRILL-220||US||2009|
|THRILL-220||The Fiery Furnaces||I'm Going Away (CD, Album)||Thrill Jockey||THRILL-220||UK & Ireland||2009|