This item is to the best of our knowledge available to us from the supplier and should ship to you within the time-frame indicated. If there are any unforeseen issues with availability we will notify you immediately
Boomkat Product Review:
Re-align your minds for a second, for Sandro Perri, the hero of this epic new tale from pioneering Canadian label Constellation, is a man of many disguises. Chances are if you've browsed through our site you've bumped into the feller once or twice before, maybe one of his albums under the Polmo Polpo moniker for instance? Or maybe you might have noticed him lending his well trained guitar skills to fellow Constellation act Glissandro 70? It's the work under his own name, however, that sees the finest realisation of his musical activities, something which became incredibly clear on the release of the gorgeous 'Sandro Perri Plays Polmo Polpo' record from last year. Shaking off the shackles of his previous electronic experiments what we have on "Tiny Mirrors" is a glorious pop album, nestling itself somewhere in-between classic singer-songwriter albums of the 60s and 70s (interestingly Fred Neil's 'Everybody's Talkin' is covered here) and the wilfully lo-fidelity experimentations of Phil Eluverum and his peers. Perri doesn't come unarmed either, he is accompanied by a more than able gaggle of players, including friend and regular collaborator Eric Chenaux, and you get the feeling that the band have those most important of things - chemistry and self restraint. You see 'Tiny Mirrors' never feels like a record made by a full band, but the arrangements are so detailed in their sparse beauty that you soon realise that there are numerous accomplished hands at work, with everything held together by Perri himself. Perri's cracking but strangely unique vocals and lyrics are what brings these songs out of the mire of singer/songwriter complacency and into the realm of something far more fulfilling. There is a subtle experimental quality to the music here but this isn't something that overwhelms the hooks or song-based nature, like Thurston Moore's recent 'Trees Outside the Academy' this is simply a pop album with genuine intellect behind it, and real skill. Easily one of the most touching records I've heard for a few months this is further proof that Constellation is on a roll at the moment and a record that will no doubt get better with each subsequent spin. Excellent stuff.