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The Perfume Of Creosote: Desert Exotica Part 1
Artist: Smoke & Mirrors
Format: CD


Label: CSON
Catalog: smokemirrors
Rel. Date: 11/27/2020
UPC: 660662048804

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1. Surya, The Divine Sun
2. Tarantulas
3. Inside Saguaros
4. Mirage
5. Rattlesnake
6. Adventures of a Pack Rat
7. When the Devil Was a Little Boy
8. Ocotillo
9. Petroglyphs and Bones
10. Thunderbirds
11. Monsoon
12. Perfume of Creosote, The
13. Riparian Oasis
14. Roadrunner
15. Rock Gardens, Swimming Pools and Barbeques
16. Turquoise and Copper
17. Sonoran Sunset
18. Pink Fairy Duster and Hummingbird Moths
19. Ring Around the Moon
20. Dance of the Scorpions
21. Javelinas
22. Night Blooming Cereus
23. As Heaven Falls From the Sky

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2003 release. Although each track on The Perfume of Creosote stands on it's own, this body of work is intricately crafted to take the listener on a daylong sojourn through the desert from emboldened sunrise (Surya, The Divine Sun) to the dreamlike, UFO-infused night sky (As Heaven Falls from the Sky). With repeated listenings, the journey becomes more joyful and compelling. These unique electronic soundscapes contain elements of ambience, world music, alternative rock, lounge music, music for film, and hints of psychedelia and jazz. From the lush and romantic Inside Saguaros to the bewitchingly ambient Mirage, from the wild, uptempo, When The Devil Was A Little Boy to the beautiful and haunting Tarantulas you?ll hear underlying shades of exotica inspired by such artists as Martin Denny, Arthur Lyman, and Les Baxter. Instead of the tropical flavor favored by those artists, each piece is inspired by the desert?the lush Sonoran desert in particular?capturing the exotic essence of the creatures, fauna and climate.