Reviews “The lithe, spindrift guitar work of Dreaming With Alice achieves a sense of quintessence.” — The Wire, , July “A washed-out, extremely fuzzy mixing job is the album’s most distinctive quality—the frayed sonic leaves each of Fry’s honeyed melodies sounding as timeless and well-worn as a cut from a scratchy old blues
Sep 02, · Buyers and sellers beware- since the initial silver CD run, Sunbeam repressed this as an inferior CDr edition. I know as I was unfortunate enough to buy one, thinking it would be a silver CD- indeed it's still advertised as such everywhere that it's on sale (and at the same price that you would've paid for a 'real' Sunbeam CD 11 or 12 years ago!)/5(16).
Mark Fry's obscure album was pleasing but derivative British acid folk, very much influenced by Donovan in its mood and vocals, though more unceasingly oriented toward acid-folk-rock than any of Donovan's efforts. In fact, it was a little behind the curve in , sounding rather more like something that would have been recorded and issued a couple of years earlier.7/
Oct 17, · Dreaming With Alice Only year-old Mark Fry recorded his debut album Dreaming With Alice for RCA in Italy in His album is regarded as acid folk masterpiece by many music lovers around the world. Mark Fry is still active in music by releasing other albums years later and in the meantime he’s also a painter.
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Composed By – Mark Fry Tracklisting taken from labels and is correct in omitting the 4th verse of Dreaming With Alice. Subsequent reissues suggest that track A8 contains Dreaming With Alice (Verse ). No durations given on label/5(23).
Jul 13, · Recorded when Mark Fry was still a teenager, and only released in Italy in , Dreaming With Alice is a beguilingly strange and melodic song cycle echo, with fuzzed wah wah guitar and backwards tapes that has been much bootlegged but never officially reissued until now/5(5).