QuietMelodies is now open!

15 06 2009

through-open-doors

As many of you might already know, the new portal is finally open!!!!!  I am so sorry that it has taken so long to happen, but I do hope you find it worth the wait.  Some of the new features you will be able to enjoy are being able to message any member & being able to post your own favorites.  There will also be a forum added so that requests and such can be made there.  Eventually hope to in essence mirror this blog there and of course have new content available.  The new music available should be substantially more than here as there will be multiple people posting =-).  Please stop by and join your NEW home for QuietMusic – www.quietmelodies.com!

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Julee Cruise – Floating Into The Night

18 03 2009

jc_floatJulee Cruise – Floating Into The Night
MP3 @ 192 Kbps VBR| 48:18 min | 1990 | 59.8 MB | 10% Recovery Record

Most of the music on this CD was originally recorded for David Lynch’s made for cable TV special “Industrial Symphony No. 1”. Some of the songs were later used on “Twin Peaks”, where Julee Cruise ocassionally appeared as the Roadhouse Singer. Julee has a very ethereal voice, which is entirely appropriate for this album. The songs all have lyrics by David Lynch, with music by Angelo Badalamenti. The first thing you are likely to notice about the songs is that the words don’t rhyme. That’s pretty unusual, but somehow it works anyway. All the songs are love songs, by the way. The song “Falling” usually get the most attention, because it was later the theme song for “Twin Peaks”, but the best song here is easily “Rockin’ Back Inside My Heart”. Not coincidentally, it also the closest thing here to a traditional song, in that it actually has a repeated chorus. This is actually a beautiful album, in it’s own way. Oh, and it’s better than the “Twin Peaks” soundtrack.  Special thanks to Kunal for providing the link!

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