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David DeMordaunt


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Progressive rock

Status:

Most recent release, Blackbird's Lullaby (2006)

See also:

CD Baby's David DeMordaunt page

Comparisons:

Pink Floyd, Yes

Covers/own material:

Mostly own, occasional covers, occasionaly uses lyrics from classical sources

General comments:

David DeMourdant is a gifted guitarist and singer who makes interesting music. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)

Recommended first album:

Opium is the only one we've heard

Recordings:

  • Of a Fallen Creation (1995)
  • Opium (2003)
  • The Third Noel (seasonal, 2003)
  • Everything That Has a Beginning (2004)
  • Blackbird's Lullaby (2006)

Opium

Release info:

2003—Temujim recordings

Availability:

See CD Baby's David DeMordaunt page

Ecto priority:

Recommended

Group members:

David DeMordaunt—guitars, vocals, percussion

Guest artists:

Mac Leckrone—drumming, percussion
Angelique Borja—vocals on 2 tracks
Noe Venable—vocals on 1 track
Alan Lin—violin on 2 tracks
Chuck Bohn—bass on 2 tracks
Mark Wait and Nicholas DeMordaunt—narratives on 2 tracks

Comments:

David De Mourdant plays the guitar expertly and sings in hushed manner. He makes laid-back, literate prog rock. His music ebbs and flows pleasantly and has intriguing lyrics. "I Serve a new master now" is a lovely song with Noe Venable adding a great backing vocal. His guitar playing on this cinematic track is sensational. "High Like Heaven" sounds idyllic and has some mind-expanding words. "Cherry" starts with Angelique Borja's sweet voice and goes on to describe a world gone mad. The songs sounds like it strayed from "Dark Side of the Moon". "Black hearts wild" is calm, almost meditative even as DeMourdant sings of capturing the moment. "In the Wonderland" is heavier and has an almost Metallica-like mood. Just another proof of the artist's versatility.
     I'd say this is a very impressive debut. (stjarnell@yahoo.com)


Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.

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