Joni Mitchell – The Hissing Of Summer Lawns (1975/2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 42:43 minutes | 1,53 GB | Genre: Pop
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time – 42:43 minutes | 855 MB
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks.com | Front cover | © Rhino/Elektra
The Hissing of Summer Lawns is a 1975 album by Joni Mitchell. One of her more experimental records, the album has remained a difficult but rewarding one to listen to…a lovely blend of jazz and avant-pop. Mitchell was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Performance for this album.
Joni Mitchell evolved from the smooth jazz-pop of Court and Spark to the radical Hissing of Summer Lawns, an adventurous work that remains among her most difficult records. After opening with the graceful “In France They Kiss on Main Street,” the album veers sharply into “The Jungle Line,” an odd, Moog-driven piece backed by the rhythms of the warrior drums of Burundi — a move into multiculturalism that beat the likes of Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, and Sting to the punch by a decade. While not as prescient, songs like “Edith and the Kingpin” and “Harry’s House — Centerpiece” are no less complex or idiosyncratic, employing minor-key melodies and richly detailed lyrics to arrive at a strange and beautiful fusion of jazz and shimmering avant pop.
01 – In France They Kiss On Main Street
02 – The Jungle Line
03 – Edith and the Kingpin
04 – Don’t Interrupt the Sorrow
05 – Shades of Scarlett Conquering
06 – The Hissing Of Summer Lawns
07 – The Boho Dance
08 – Harry’s House – Centerpiece
09 – Sweet Bird
10 – Shadows and Light