||Side Street Cafe CD (2003) |
John Metcalf music CDs Do you know those wonderful cozy little places that you find in travel books as alternatives to the big chain hotels? This album takes you on that kind of a musical journey off the beaten path to a special place called the Side Street Cafe.
The ambience is friendly and familiar, everything is made from scratch and the coffee's piping hot, and the twists and surprises keep coming for the entire experience. At seventeen songs, this almost seems like a double album, but several of the songs are short and served as appetizers between the main courses.
The songs on this album are all presented as items on the cafe menu and each has it's own distinctive flavor and style. If you're used to the typical album these days where all eight or ten songs sound exactly the same, well, this just isn't that kind of place. A some point through, you'll ...
||Songs For The Road CD (2007) |
John Metcalf albums Recording information: 6a, Eastbourne, Sussex, England; Angel, Islington; Dogg Pound, Halisham; ICC Studios, Eastbourne, Sussex, England; Live Room, Nunhead; RAK, London, England; Strongroom, London, England; Townhouse, London, England.
Personnel: David Ford (vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, lap steel guitar, mandolin, harmonica, piano, harmonium, Farfisa, glockenspiel, upright bass, electric bass, snare drum, shaker, tambourine); Rick Koster, Everton Nelson ...