Sublime folk-pop from the producers of Miss Mary's "Hey Blue!"
Good for a Gander, Mellin's follow-up to his "tour de force"* Jeff Mellin Saves the World, is a record you'll lose yourself in. Lush arrangements. California cum Liverpool harmonies. A record of sad songs that will make you happy. Not that it's morose by any means-it flows over with Mellin's melodicism, lyric wit, and pop sensibility. But throughout there's a comforting melancholy, like a blanket pricked with pinhole stars pulled up over an incandescent moon.
Musicians on Good for a Gander include the Midnight Cowboys, namely Dimitri Fane (Slide, Jess Klein) and Ken Schopf (Slide, Dennis Brennan), Joel Mellin (Oscillators), NY City folk-singer Kristin Mueller, and cult producer/musician Pete Weiss.
*the Noise, Boston
released September 12, 2001
Produced by Joel Mellin (Miss Mary, Oscillators) with Jeff Mellin
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