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Ray, Shilpa / Door Girl
Album:Door Girl Collection:General
Artist:Ray, Shilpa Added:Jan 2018
Label:Northern Spy Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2018-02-07 Pull Date:2018-04-11 
Week Ending:Mar 25Mar 18Mar 4Feb 25Feb 18

 Recent Airplay
1.Mar 21, 2018:Brownian Motion
Morning Terrors Nights Of Dread
4.Mar 01, 2018:FMF
Manhattanoid Creepazoids
2.Mar 17, 2018:Music Casserole
My World Shatters By The Bqe
5.Feb 22, 2018:FMF
New York Minute Prayer
3.Mar 03, 2018:the acupuncture hour of music
Add Value Add Time
6.Feb 18, 2018:On The Warpath
This Is Not A Dream Sequence

Album Review
Sophie Schildhause
Reviewed 2018-01-18 
Summary: Second full-length album from this experimental blues/punk/soul band from New York. The album paints the picture of the life of a door girl. Vocalist sound has been compared to Patti Smith. Each track sounds different from the last with multiple genres embraced in one album.

New York Minute Prayer (1:49): voices delivered over soothing piano and male background vocals.
Morning Terrors Nights of Dread (4:27): singing over a catchy track. A more rambunctious finish begins at 3:00 with yelling and fast guitar work.
Revelations of a Stamp Monkey (4:04): more of a hip hop track, storytelling with political themes, 2:33 rap entrance
Add Value Add Time (5:34): about the NYC subway. easygoing track with a heavy reggae feel.
EMT Police and Fire Department (4:19): punk vibe, yelling, catchy guitars
After Hours (4:35): delicate piano, cymbals, very mellow track with emotive vocals about love.
Shilpa Ray’s Got A Heart Full of Dirt (4:02): delicate pianos, organ, boisterous and fun vocals, sad song.
Manhattanoid Creepazoids (2:51): catchy guitar, sounds slightly like She&Him
Rockaway Blues (3:47): catchy lyrics, climactic ending
You’re Fucking No One (6:07): somber piano with slow vocals, at 4:00 more instruments enter and the vocals become more energetic with a fade ending.
This is Not a Dream Sequence (1:08): short instrumental. the sound of banging drums, falling plates, wind, and a bit of distant screaming.
My World Shatters By The BQE (5:01): dark and sad, pianos, emotional operatic vocals, ends with the sound of wind and chimes.

Track Listing
1.New York Minute Prayer 7.Shilpa Ray's Got A Heart Full Of Dirt
2.Morning Terrors Nights Of Dread 8.Manhattanoid Creepazoids
3.Revelations Of A Stamp Monkey 9.Rockaway Blues
4.Add Value Add Time 10.You're Fucking No One
5.Emt Police And The Fire Department 11.This Is Not A Dream Sequence
6.After Hours 12.My World Shatters By The Bqe