MP3 Kelley Dolan - Bedtime Story
An inventive synthesis of traditional & experimental music, incorporating modern songwriting, vocals, live improvised chamber music, and electric & electronic sounds.
11 MP3 Songs
FOLK: Modern Folk, ROCK: Progressive Rock
Walk into Kelley Dolan''s recording studio and you''ll see a filing cabinet overflowing with orchestral scores, tattered clarinet music and coffee-stained piano songbooks, juxtaposed with computers, monitors glowing softly, hard-drives crackling, an 88-key Kurzweil jutting out to one side, racks of outboard gear, musical instruments and CDs scattered everywhere. If you wade through the maze, in the corner you''ll find a dark wooden chest, covered by a thin layer of dust. No one opens that chest anymore. We don''t know what''s inside, but surely it plays a role in the symphony of this artist''s musical landscape.
After several years of intensive musical exploration and work, Kelley''s latest CD, Bedtime Story, a postmodern nightmare, is an inventive synthesis of traditional and experimental music. Incorporating modern songwriting, vocals, live improvised chamber music, and electric & electronic sounds, an ardent fan has described this CD as ''modern day Beethoven''.
"The songs strike me more like movements rather than what i perceive as songs-- finite packages of melody and rhythm. Even your lyrics seem to be oriented around a new something/object/idea each time but you don''t step too far from a central tone in your thoughts, that is, this larger theme of heartache, longing, loss, fear and recovery." - David D''Alessio, https://www.tradebit.com