Download links and information about Livonia by His Name Is Alive. This album was released in 1990 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 35:39 minutes.
|Artist:||His Name Is Alive|
|Genre:||Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative|
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|1.||As We Could Ever||3:25|
|2.||E Nicolle (Introduction)||1:07|
|4.||Some and I||3:38|
|7.||Caroline’s Supposed Demon||2:36|
|10.||You and I Have Seizures||3:06|
|11.||How Ghosts Affect Relationships||3:54|
His Name Is Alive's debut album, Livonia, is the group's artiest, most explicitly experimental release. It's also the most haphazard, in terms of musical success; the affecting ("If July," "Fossil") sits next to the affected ("You and I Have Seizures," "Reincarnation"). Even at its most contrived, however, Livonia features the elements the group used later to create their distinctive style: Karin Oliver's shimmery, ghostly voice and Warren Defever's open-minded production. Defever commented later that he saw himself as an avant-garde composer during the Livonia period; the album's found sounds, tape loops, and samples do give it an artsy and occasionally precious patina. At its best, Livonia explores death, dreams, and spirituality with transcendent music and lyrics. At its worst, it's an ambitious debut, introducing a creative, aspiring band.