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3.56 | 8 ratings | 3 reviews | 25% 5 stars

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Studio Album, released in 2010

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Marina (6:23)
2. Rigamaroo (3:23)
3. Wild Machines (6:03)
4. Ooh Boy (2:05)
5. Acid Love (2:41)
6. Desert God (5:16)
7. Open Eyes (3:37)
8. Freedom Line (3:01)
9. Sandstorm Woman (9:50)

Total Time 42:19

Line-up / Musicians

- Rachel Fannan / voices
- Bret Constantino / voices
- Matt Holliman / guitar
- Evan Reiss / guitar
- Jack Allen / bass
- Brian Tice / drums

Releases information

CD ATP Recordings ATPRCD39 (2010)
LP ATP Recordings ATPRLP39 (2010)
Download ATP Recordings ATPRDD39 (2010)

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SLEEPY SUN Fever ratings distribution

(8 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(25%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(38%)
Good, but non-essential (38%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

SLEEPY SUN Fever reviews

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Review by Tarcisio Moura
3 stars Now, thatīs what I call improvement! Sleepy Sunīs sophmore release is a great leap forward when compared with Embrace, their debut of two years earlier. The songs are much more well structured, the arrangements are more concise and inventive and the the vocal department is a LOT better now. Even Bret Constantinoīs singing, so sloppy and irritating on Embrace, is now focused and, letīs say, melodic. And, of course, Rachel Fannanīs voice is beautiful as it was earlier on, but she is featured more proeminent at last.

There are some great use of acoustic guitars and the general sound now leans towards a more country/blues/folk approach, although the psychedelic noisy electric guitars are still present on every track, even if the barrage of feedback, distorted sounds, is better used here, and is under more control than before. Drums are still very 60īs styled too, along with those vintage fuzz tone guitars. But Feverīs best features are the new compositions: they are becoming quite original and interesting. The bandīs on their way to produce a very own sound and certainly this new CD shows a promising group growing fast.

Conclusion: although this kind of music is not one of my favorites, I cannot deny that Sleepy Sun has its charm and will certainly be quite appealing to the fans of early american pyschedelic rock. Iīm looking forward to hear what theyīll do next. I hope they keep developing their music as much. My personal taste keeps me from giving Fever a 4 star rating, but for their general improvement I canīt give it just a mere 3. 3,5 stars is more fitting. Fans of the style, donīt miss this one!

Latest members reviews

5 stars This is surely one of my all time favorites from US retro psychedelic rock. It has the perfect mix of stoner rock, psychedelic rock, and folk rock. The instrumentation is masterful, and creates a colorful haze that extends in to the furtherst sonic horizons of the mind. At times it feels dreamy and ... (read more)

Report this review (#2710145) | Posted by EMLonergan | Tuesday, March 15, 2022 | Review Permanlink

3 stars A fairly solid album, but I must say the psychedelic/space rock title to be a bit of a misnomer- the overall sound is more "prog-related", or possibly prog folk. Rather bluesy throughout, with creamy guitar drone and harmonica solos, and folky vocals from both male and female voices. The vocal ... (read more)

Report this review (#283593) | Posted by 00ubermensch | Wednesday, May 26, 2010 | Review Permanlink

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