Century Flower, despite occasional lapses into cheesy art-rock cliches, features some great songwriting in this vein - the only problem is that slick, overly clean production makes the wonderful arrangements sound sterile and trite (a flaw which truly crippled the album that followed, Humroot). This is a shame, since the duo manages to use classical instruments like cellos, accordians, and oboes in a way that's anything but overdone, and singer Carolyn Crawley's voice works perfectly with the baroque style
Caroline Crawley (8 August 1963 – 4 October 2016) was an English singer who sang for various bands. Caroline Crawley was the co-founder of Shelleyan Orphan alongside guitarist Jemaur Tayle. The name of the band comes from the Shelley poem "Spirit of Solitude".
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Artist: Shelleyan Orphan Title Of Album: Century Flower Year Of Release: 1989 Label: Columbia Genre: Indie Rock Quality: Lossless Bitrate: FLAC (tracks+. Tracklist: 01. Shatter 02. Timeblind 03. Tar Baby 04. Self 05. Summer Flies 06. The Silent Day 07.
Shelleyan Orphan were a British alternative music group that peaked during the 1980s and early 1990s. In 1989, they released Century Flower. So called after a flower that blooms only once in its lifetime, this album was intended to mark "an event which affects enormous change, maybe once in a century: on a world scale, the atomic bomb: on a personal level, the death of someone close to you". Produced by David M. Allen, the.