Music Reviews

Birddog

A Sweet and Bitter Fancy

Happy Happy Birthday to Me

The three members of Birddog create a melodic and moving CD that moves from the pop psychedelics of Granddaddy to the sad folk beauty of Elliott Smith. Elliott Smith happens to help out with the instruments on one song, playing drums, piano, and bass, while Edith Frost does some of the vocals on another track. Sometimes there’s a rolling country feel, guitars sliding and distance between the notes, and sometimes it moves into a more lush and orchestrated mood, but regardless, the CD is a mellow one. It keeps moving, like water, solid and flowing.

Happy Happy Birthday to Me Records, PO Box 1035, Panama City, FL 32402; http://www.hhbtm.com


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