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Ghost - The String Quartet Tribute to Death Cab for Cutie


Download links and information about Ghost - The String Quartet Tribute to Death Cab for Cutie by The Vitamin String Quartet. This album was released in 2002 and it belongs to Jazz, Rock, Pop, Alternative, Humor, Smooth Jazz genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 38:35 minutes.

Artist: The Vitamin String Quartet
Release date: 2002
Genre: Jazz, Rock, Pop, Alternative, Humor, Smooth Jazz
Tracks: 12
Duration: 38:35
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No. Title Length
1. Expo '86 3:08
2. Company Calls 2:55
3. What Sarah Said 3:13
4. The Sound of Settling 2:36
5. Marching Bands of Manhattan 2:56
6. Soul Meets Body 3:27
7. Transaltanticism 3:58
8. Blacking Out the Friction 3:16
9. The New Year 3:13
10. A Movie Script Ending 3:14
11. Styrofoam Plates 3:23
12. The Employment Pages 3:16



This is part of a bizarre series also featuring string quartet interpretations of the music of Led Zeppelin and Neil Young. It's too bad there are no liner notes accompanying this wild idea to put the music of rockers to the chamber music test, because it would be interesting to see what inspired Czech producer Milos Dolezal to put something so fascinating together. Nonetheless, listeners are assured that these five musicians are the most sought after of that country's string quartet players. They play percussively quite a bit, but the fun of Bowie's music is in its rhythmic and melodic oddities, and a lead violin sometimes smooths things out too much for the songs' own good on pieces like "Changes" and "Space Oddity." Taken one track at a time, these are unique curiosities, well-played attempts to mix rock with classical flavors. Bowie's melodic genius shines through. As a whole though, the session gets repetitive and the lack of rhythmic variation becomes taxing.