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Nick Frater - Bivouac
Artist: Nick Frater
Format: CD


Rel. Date: 11/17/2023
UPC: 720053285291

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1. Wake Up Sleepyheads
2. The Town of Opportunities (Parts 1 and 2)
3. Mean Vincent
4. The Town of Opportunities (Part 3)
5. The Axe
6. Hello Monday!
7. Keep It Simple, Stupid
8. Heaven It Can Wait
9. Singing Kawai
10. Sixteen Houses
11. Will It Be Enough?
12. Walking the Dog
13. Don't Get Sentimental
14. Closing Time
15. Boom and Bust
16. Man Overboard
17. The Town of Opportunities (Part 4)
18. Maybe Marimbas
19. Step Into the Motorcar
20. Manifesto Man
21. Leave It to the City
22. Little Sister Moon
23. So Long, Sleepyheads

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Nick Frater's 11th studio album, "Bivouac," emerges as a sophisticated pop masterpiece in his prolific discography. Embarking on a thematic journey, it encapsulates the quest for solace in a woodland sanctuary amidst post-industrial Britain. Drawing melodic echoes from Bacharach, Tillbrook, McCartney, and Rundgren, Frater's songcraft resonates deeply, particularly with devotees of Ram and Wizard a True Star. Across 23 impressive tracks, "Bivouac" adeptly melds power-pop, orchestral-pop, and prog intricacies, serving as a testament to Frater's creative dedication. Embracing an ambitious collaborative spirit, he unites with melodic-rock luminaries including Roger Joseph Manning Jr. (Beck/Jellyfish), Luke Smith (Ulysses), and Joe Kane (The Poppermost), seamlessly intertwining these talents with authentic Radiophonic tape effects, Mellotron textures, and Pink Floyd's original Dark Side of the Moon synthesizer.