How Ill Thy World Is Ordered

Daniel Romano's Outfit - How Ill Thy World Is Ordered
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Based on 7 reviews
2020 Ratings: #75 / 794
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Based on 44 ratings
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September 18, 2020 / Release Date
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Daniel Romano comes straight from the sixties with his 9th LP ‘How Ill Thy World is Ordered’, with some of the best instrumentation of the year. The Title Track has an amazing guitar solo in it performed by David Nardi with a building passion is a euphoric moment to confirm what my initial thoughts were, which were how brilliant this is. ‘First Yoke’ has some amazing brass on it, fitting perfectly with the intricate melody performed by Romano, who’s voice sounds ... read more
An unusually prolific and audacious musical chameleon, Daniel Romano has released ten full-lengths this year, each assuming a distinct genre and musical identity. “How Ill Thy World Is Ordered” seems to be the one to have stuck most, offering a memorable take on the psychedelic pop and glam rock defining the late 60s and early 70s. Romano is a maximalist when he so chooses, and the overstuffed nature of “How Ill …” often works to its favor. The best tracks here ... read more
This sounds like fresh air.
I've had similar problems with a lot of other albums where the first track would be great but the rest of the album doesn't try anything new and it just becomes boring. This album does pull itself back but unfortunately not until the 10th track.

Favourite Tracks : A Rat Without A Tale, No More Disheartened By The Dawn
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Track List

  1. A Rat Without A Tale
  2. How Ill Thy World Is Ordered
  3. Green Eye-Shade
  4. First Yoke
  5. Joys Too Often Hollowed
  6. Joys Too Often Hollowed Pt 2
  7. Drugged Vinegar
  8. Never Yet In Love
  9. A Secret Still To Be Betrayed
  10. No More Disheartened By The Dawn
  11. Amaretto And Coke
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Added on: August 12, 2020