It's a Long Time from a to B
It's A Long Time From A To B is the latest album from Gateshead (UK) born Paul Fisher. Almost five years on from his acclaimed debut album, generations, It's A Long Time From A To B contains Paul Fisher's most ambitious recordings to date. As well as writing and producing all ten songs, Paul sang, played electric & acoustic guitars, fuzz bass and percussion. Other featured instruments include : double bass, electric piano, trumpet, hammond organ, saxophone, trombone, timpani, pedal steel & space echo guitars, an eight piece choir and a solo vocalist. Influences range from Phil Spector to Gram Parsons, Mazzy Star and Red House Painters. The album contains songs about love, death, obsession and self destruction, amongst other things. Press comments : One of Tyneside's best singer/songwriters...great ear for melody...two classics : "Something Stupid" & You Don't Scare Me...more songs of that standard : Rose Marie, The Former Ice Queen...imaginative production and that soaring voice...exceeds all expectations...out there on it's own. Charles Holley - Get Rhythm Quite extraordinary songwriting ability...his crowning achievement so far...some real heart-stopping moments...these songs swoop and soar...intimate and grandiose, uplifting and melancholic...once again succeeded in raising the bar. Robert Meddes - The Crack, UK. Very big ideas...a bold record that drips with late-night melancholy and bedsit articulacy...rather wonderful. Iain Moffat - Planet Sound, Teletext, UK. A SUPER cool pop album...classic sound...airplay guaranteed. Lord Litter, Radio Marabu --------------- generations Nothing short of a masterpiece...haunting vocals...the patch of sun, arguably the most beautiful song released on an album this year.***** Matthew Dixon, ukmix.org Paul Fisher's unique talent...rage and falsetto...a beautifully realised album...amiracle of music pours onto me old lugholes...melancholy to the max. generations - Kevin Anam, Get Rhythm, UK.