Donald Fagen - The Nightfly [FLAC+MP3](Big Papi) Jazz Genuine 1983 CD Adamant Dan

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By L.A. Upset on September 28, 2004

Ask those who conclude the music striving closely and they will tell you that Donald Fagen«s «The Nightfly» is clearly one of the big albums of the last 25 years. Currently there is an artist on the music upset named Norah Jones who has gained some illustriousness with a retro/jazz sensible. While Jones does a careful job on this, Fagan does it even better on this album. Donald Fagen»s «The Nightfly» brings the jazz/blues sensible to the forefront, but takes it a out of further. «The Nightfly» also is a concept album. In the CD's liner notes, Fagen says that the songs on this album «represent certain fantasies that might of been entertained by a immature man growing up in the standoffish suburbs of a northeastern metropolis during the news fifties and at daybreak sixties». When you heed to the songs on this gleaning, you will indisputably see how the disquisition flows through — and as a d, this enhances the listening experience.

Fagen assembles an remarkable lineup of musicians to calling with him on this on one«s own striving. While Fagen plays piano and synthesizers on many of the tracks, he also gets some help from acclaimed keyboard thespian, Greg Phillinganes. Phillinganes is best known for co-script on several albums with Lionel Richie. Phillinganes contributes keyboards on 6 of the 8 tracks. The news Jeff Porcaro — from Toto (ironically «Toto IV» won the Grammy for Album of the Year in 1982 and «The Nightfly» was denied any awards) contributes drums on 5 of the 8 tracks. Valerie Simpson — from Ashford and Simpson contributes some remarkable unseen vocals on 5 of the tracks. Once, guitarist Rick Derringer is on 2 tracks. These musicians do a absolutely remarkable job at making this the big album that it is, however don»t underrate Fagan. Fagen's incomparable vocals and crooning fashion are the proper act of this show.

«The Nightly» might only have 8 tracks, but keep in mind that this gleaning was released a yoke of years before CDs really hit the mainstream. But it is importance noting that four of the eight songs are over 5 minutes in measurement. Here is a run-down of each of the songs:

«I.G.Y.» is the separation apprehend and the best known performance. This is a 6:05 flash apprehend and it is a tour de force. Phillinganes galvanizing piano combined with Fagen's synthesizers knit dialect right with some terrific horn calling (Fagan integrates a trumpet along with an alto, essence, and baritone sax). As a d, the music is best for the retro/jazz be aware. This is an intriguing performance from a lyrical position because Fagen paints a notion of the coming of the exultant from the prospect of a immature man growing up in the 50s.

«Green Bud Street» from a music position isn't quite retro, but Fagen does some careful crooning and gives it the retro be aware from a vocals position. The music is very catchy on this performance and makes for some terrific listening.

«Ruby Ruby» is another performance that has a terrific combine of keyboards, horns, and vocals. It almost has a bit of an «alley cat» be aware to it. Specific retro be aware to it. Fagen describes a bird named «Ruby» who that the immature man from the 1950s was enchanted with.

«Maxine» almost has a be aware going repudiate to the roaring twenties from the way the performance opens. Here's another performance where Fagen uses all three saxaphones (Baritone, Alto, and Essence). This performance also features a immature man is enchanted with a sweetheart — in this box someone named Maxine. Heed to how Fagen switches gears with the vocals — especially when he sings «Mexico Metropolis is like another world». I believe Fagen does all the vocals in this performance and he harmonizes them dialect right.

«New Frontier» takes us into the at daybreak 60s and the days of the explosive shelters. The vocals say «A Summer smoker secret — It«s just a dugout that my dad built — In box the reds determine to prompt the button down», but Fagen explores other areas as well such as the brand-new sweetheart (advent of the sweetheart who has it all). This performance like «Green Bud Street» is going to have some very catchy music. You»ll also do as one is told to some harmonica playing that adds a careful light to this performance.

«The Nightfly» is denominate apprehend and it is appropriate — this is the performance that is the affix that holds the whole album together. I get the mark that the immature man that Fagen references (in the liner notes) having the fantasies is «Lester the Nightfly» (whom he sings about). This performance is a performance about DJ (Lester) who sings about Jazz and Parley. After all, isn«t this what this album is about — a combine of jazz music and parley themes (i.e. generate love to, the explosive, the coming, etc). Big retro be aware to this performance. The unseen vocals — especially the cry out letters »WJAZ' are awesome.

«The Goodbye Look» is a very underrated performance on this gleaning. This is a performance that has a Latin Jazz be aware. No suspicion, Fagen is singing about Havana, Cuba — once a vacation new jerusalem now in the hands of the communists is arise where «the embassy has been rocklike to reach». Big performance and in a lot of ways might be the strongest apprehend on the gleaning.

«Walk Between the Raindrops» is the shortest apprehend at 2:38. I consider this the weakest apprehend, but even this isn't all that bad. It has a careful catchy outdo to it. Another big retro be aware with a «Miami flare».

The liner notes contain all of the lyrics as well as giving acknowledge to the remarkable musicians that supply add to to this album. As mentioned above, Fagen notes (in the liner notes) the run-of-the-mill disquisition that runs through this album. This is a gleaning that stands the probe of stretch. If you are a music fan, you'll want this music as a enter in of your gleaning. A must have!

Donald Fagen — The Nightfly [FLAC+MP3](Big Papi) Jazz Genuine 1983 CD Adamant Dan

Donald Fagen — The Nightfly (Warner 23696)

Artist...............: Donald Fagen
Album................: The Nightfly (Warner 23696)
Genre................: Jazz
Well-Spring...............: CD
Year.................: 1982 10
Ripper...............: EAC (Ensured methodology) / IMPAIRED 3.92 & Asus CD-S520
Codec................: Voluntary Of Charge Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC)
Version..............: notation libFLAC 1.2.1 20070917
Quality..............: Lossless, (avg. compression: 57 %)
Channels.............: Stereo / 44100 HZ / 16 Bit


1. Donald Fagen — I.G.Y. [06:04]
2. Donald Fagen — Brand-New Bud Alley [03:42]
3. Donald Fagen — Ruby Pamper [05:39]
4. Donald Fagen — Maxine [03:49]
5. Donald Fagen — New Extremes [06:21]
6. Donald Fagen — The Nightfly [05:47]
7. Donald Fagen — The Goodbye Look [04:50]
8. Donald Fagen — Tiptoe Between Raindrops [02:39]

Playing Stretch.........: 38:55
Add Up Size...........: 223.44 MB

I.G.Y. Lyrics

Standing strong under stars and stripes
We can tell
The dream's in sight
You've got to confess it
At this details in stretch it's clear
The coming looks bright
On that coach all graphite and glitter
Undersea by rail
Ninety minutes from New York to Paris
Well by seventy-six we'll be A.O.K.

What a wonderful exultant this willl be
What a pleasurable stretch to be free

Get your ticket to that swing in space
While there's time
The fix is in
You'll be a spectator to that artifice of turn in the sky
You know we've got to win
Here at arise we'll play
Powered by the sun
Best for a aerodynamic world
There'll be spandex jackets one for everyone

What a wonderful exultant this will be
What a pleasurable stretch to be free

On that coach all graphite and glitter
Undersea by rail
Ninety minutes from New York to Paris
(more unencumbered for artist everywhere)
A just gadget to generate big decisions
Programmed by fellows with compassion and vision
We'll be bath when their calling is done
We'll be eternally voluntary of charge yes and eternally young

What a pleasurable exultant this will be
What a pleasurable stretch to be free

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