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The Lilys / Aspera Ad Astra - Split


Download links and information about The Lilys / Aspera Ad Astra - Split by Lilys. This album was released in 2000 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 8 tracks with total duration of 37:22 minutes.

Artist: Lilys
Release date: 2000
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 8
Duration: 37:22
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No. Title Length
1. Elsa 3:58
2. Coby 5:04
3. Timber 3:38
4. Hymn 5:32
5. Good Beat Down (featuring Aspera Ad Astra) 3:52
6. Bring Back the Walls (featuring Aspera Ad Astra) 5:53
7. Feed the Fantasy (featuring Aspera Ad Astra) 4:09
8. Tin Pan Miracles (featuring Aspera Ad Astra) 5:16



This eight-track split release embraces the full spectrum of Philadelphia's so-called "Psychedelphia" space-rock scene, bringing together four unreleased tracks from the Lilys that were recorded around the time of the group's 1995 Eccsame the Photon Band album alongside a brand new session from latter-day torchbearers Aspera Ad Astra. While it's more than a bit jarring to hear the Lilys' material in light of the genre-hopping of their recent records, the shoegazer-inspired Eccsame period was perhaps the band's strongest, offering the ideal canvas for Kurt Heasley's soft-focus atmospherics and attention to sonic detail. While expanding on the promise of their debut album Peace, meanwhile, Aspera Ad Astra's four songs nevertheless reveal the inherent limitations of the retro approach common to both bands — though separated by over six years, for all intents and purposes the disc's two distinct sessions could be the work of the same artist, recorded at that same time. Love it or hate it, there's no denying neo-psychedelia's creative restrictions, and after a while it all bleeds together — which, for better or worse, is exactly why fans of the genre will want to snap this up.