Kon Tiki (sometimes Kontiki) is a studio album by Austin, Texas power pop band Cotton Mather, released November 26, 1997, on Copper Records. It was produced by Brad Jones. Camp Hill Rail Operator". My Before and After". Animal Show Drinking Song". Prophecy for the Golden Age".
Cotton Mather's first album, 1994's Cotton Is King, was fine guitar pop with a decided Squeeze influence, but it doesn't prepare one at all for the sonic onslaught of its 1997 follow-up. Kontiki is one your-skull pop song after another, interspersed with bursts of tape collage and random studio noise. Variety is the watchword on Kontiki. The amazing thing is that, despite the wild mood and style shifts, the album doesn't sound fragmentary in the least; the pieces all fall into place.
Listen free to Cotton Mather – Kontiki (Camp Hill Rail Operator, Homefront Cameo and more). Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at Last. In his 2007 book, Shake Some Action, John Borack rated the Kon Tiki album at number 26 of his Top 200 Power Pop Albums of all time, comparing the album to Revolver-era The Beatles, Big Star, and The Apples in Stereo. Rise to Popularity Oasis guitarist and songwriter Noel Gallagher got a copy of Cotton Mather's CD Kon Tiki, and was very impressed. Cotton Mather was a powerpop band from Austin, Texas formed in 1991.
The album is Kontiki by the Austin, Texas, band Cotton Mather. The group broke up not long after the album came out, but some high-profile fans pressed for a reissue, and now Cotton Mather is reuniting at the SXSW music conference. Frontman Robert Harrison still writes and produces for himself and others out of his home in Austin. Many critics and musicians count Kontiki as a pioneer of the DIY ethos that has come to be an industry standard today. It's a powerful influence on musicians like Randy Reynolds, leader of the Austin band Leatherbag. This is such a forward-thinking record in its style, in its recording concepts, within its sonic quality and within its songwriting," Reynolds says. I mean, no one - in the middle of the '90s, doing Beatles-esque things was not the coolest thing in the world to be doing. Some people thought it was cool
Cotton Mather-Kontiki Album guitar tab, guitar tabs, bass tabs, chords and guitar pro tabs. F Bb Gm C F Bb F Bb C In care of his contraption mad camp hill rail operator woman F Bb C Is she speaking from the heart?
Kontiki (2xCD, Album, Sta). The Star Apple Kingdom. Kontiki (CD, Album). Rock Records (Japan) Co. Ltd. RCCY-1067.
|Camp Hill Rail Operator|
|Spin My Wheels|
|My Before And After|
|Aurora Bori Alice|
|Church Of Wilson|
|Lily Dreams On|
|Animal Show Drinking Song|
|Prophecy For The Golden Age|
|She's Only Cool|
|CPR 2249||Cotton Mather||Kontiki (CD, Album)||Copper Records||CPR 2249||UK & US||1997|
|RQTZ 021||Cotton Mather||Kontiki (CD, Album)||Rainbow Quartz International||RQTZ 021||USA & Europe||1999|
|RCCY-1067||Cotton Mather||Kontiki (CD, Album)||Rock Records (Japan) Co. Ltd.||RCCY-1067||Japan||1999|
|none||Cotton Mather||Kontiki (Special Edition) (CDr, S/Edition)||Not On Label||none||US||2005|
|SAK005||Cotton Mather||Kontiki (2xCD, Album, Del)||The Star Apple Kingdom||SAK005||US||2012|
|SAK010-2||Cotton Mather||Kontiki (2xCD, Album, Sta)||The Star Apple Kingdom||SAK010-2||US||2012|
|none||Cotton Mather||Kontiki (LP, Ltd, RM, ora)||The Star Apple Kingdom||none||US||2016|