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Download links and information about Familial by Phil Selway. This album was released in 2010 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 36:45 minutes.

Artist: Phil Selway
Release date: 2010
Genre: Rock, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 11
Duration: 36:45
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No. Title Length
1. By Some Miracle 2:37
2. Beyond Reason 2:52
3. A Simple Life 3:14
4. All Eyes on You 2:31
5. The Ties That Bind Us 3:41
6. Patron Saint 3:27
7. Falling 3:13
8. Broken Promises 3:01
9. Don't Look Down 5:03
10. The Witching Hour 2:54
11. Running Blind (Bonus Track) 4:12



Radiohead drummer Philip Selway’s first solo album is a collection of orchestrated folk that sounds a bit like The Bends-era Radiohead tripped up with British folk kings Nick Drake and John Martyn and modern heroes Mojave 3 and Elliot Smith. Selway’s voice is a purr of mellow desperation as poignant as the late Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse. Wilco’s Glenn Kotche and Patrick Sansone add backing support and multi-instrumentalist Lisa Germano reaches inward for the most soulful of string arrangements. “By Some Miracle” begins things beautifully with a solemn whisper as sweet as Elliot Smith. There’s a muted choir feel within the church-like solemnity of “A Simple Life.” “The Ties That Bind Us” is catchy chamber-folk-pop with a deep sense of longing. “Patron Saint” uses exquisite fingerpicking. “Falling” is the closest piece of Nick Drake appreciation this side of Duncan Sheik. “The Witching Hour” is a gentle lullaby. It’s a shockingly straightforward and emotionally touching album from a guy in one of the world’s most artistically engineered bands.