Martin Tielli - We Didn't Even Suspect He Was The Poppy Salesman


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The 2001 release from Martin Tielli.

"What is especially wonderful about ...Poppy Salesman is its stark, spare beauty, indicating a willingness on Tielli's part to move beyond what many have pinned down as the trademark Tielli sound. His writing for the Rheostatics is often hook-laden, very melodic, full of carefully-placed sound elements, and accompanied by stories which sometimes transform into epics. Here, no melody has been sacrificed, but you have to listen closely to catch it. The songwriting is subtle, accompanied by just acoustic guitar." - Earshot ONline

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Possible influences include: John Lennon, David Bowie, Rush

Previews - We didn't even suspect he was the poppy salesman

01. I'll Never Tear You Apart - Listen!
02. My Sweet Relief - Listen!
03. Double X - Listen!
04. Voices From The Wilderness - Listen!
05. Farmer In The City - Listen!
06. World In A Wall - Listen!
07. Thats How They Do It In Warsaw - Listen!
08. How Can You Sleep? - Listen!
09. She Said "We're on our way down" - Listen!
10. From The Reel - Listen!
11. Wetbrain/Your War - Listen!

Bonus - Album package comes with complete artwork and lyrics including seven PDF pages.

Album File Size - MP3 Format - 64.45 MB
Album File Size - CD-quality FLAC Format - 292.47 MB

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