Blue Van, the / Art of Rolling, the
Album: Art of Rolling, the   Collection:General
Artist:Blue Van, the   Added:Apr 2005
Label:Tvt Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2005-05-01 Pull Date: 2005-07-03
Week Ending: Jun 26 Jun 12 May 29 May 8
Airplays: 2 1 1 2

Recent Airplay
1. May 11, 2007: The Lunchbox
Product of Dk
4. Jun 20, 2005: Stirling's Approximation
Baby, I've Got Time
2. Jul 03, 2005: Sunshine ... in the Afternoon
Product of Dk
5. Jun 08, 2005: Strange Attractor
The Bluverture
3. Jun 24, 2005: Distraction-Limited
I Remember the Days
6. May 25, 2005: Strange Attractor
Baby, I've Got Time

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2005-06-07

The Blue Van - The Art Of Rolling (TVT) Pretty nice soulful Danish garage/60’s rock with a hint of psych. This is even recorded in a way t Some fun stuff-even though the vocals aren’t always on the mark.
(((1))) 60’s Garage-beat-soul-rock action. Me thinks of The Creation mixed up with something sorta modern.
((((2)))) Big ‘ol drums, “whoo-whooos”, lots of funky & twisted sounds, huge vocal sound. Great organ sound
(((((3))))) Pure garage pop perfection The Kinks with John Lord on the organ? Yeah somethin’ like that.
((4)) Thuddin’ steady, but sorta ‘eh’, this is well-tread ground.
((((5)))) Lots of wild drumming & organ with vocals that sound sorta like Ian Astbury (The Cult) & solid riffs.
((6)) Acoustic number, nice guitar playing but overall just ‘bearable’.
(((((7))))) Flute and totally spacey mellotron instrumental. Whoa! What if they did a whole album of this?!?
(((8))) Hella catchy, ‘garage pop’.
(((9))) Bluesy shuffle into bouncy 60’s laden rock.
((10)) This kinda rubs me the wrong way. I’m hearing U2 goes 60’s garage OK maybe not THAT bad but still the vocal are really BAD.
(((11))) Slow strummy, into varied loud vs. soft breakdowns of drums, organ & etc.
((((12)))) Killer drumming, organ sound & guitars.

Track Listing
1. Word From the Bird   7. The Bluverture
2. Product of Dk   8. Revelation of Love
3. I Remember the Days   9. Mob Rule
4. I Want You   10. What the Young People Want
5. The Remains of Sir Maison   11. Coeur De Lion
6. Baby, I've Got Time   12. New Slough