Flashlights


Flashlights

Infobox Album |
Name = Flashlights
Type = Album
Artist = Y-O-U


Released = January 1, 2007 (online)
January 23, 2007 (CD)
Recorded = May 2006
Genre = Rock
Length =
Label = Pleaserock (independent)
Producer = Geoff Melkonian, Y-O-U
Reviews =
*(none available)

Last album = "Everything is Shifting" (2005)
This album = "Flashlights" (2007)
Next album =

"Flashlights" is the third record by the Atlanta-based independent rock band Y-O-U. The album was first made available via free download on the band's MySpace profile on New Year's Day, 2007, and on compact disc on January 23rd of the same year.

According to the band's official MySpace profile, "Flashlights" was the exclusive theme music of the Phillips Lounge at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.

Track listing

# "The Physics of Giving (Einstein Song)" - 4:23
# "Goodnight Goes" - 8:32
# "Medicine Man" - 3:45
# "Moviekiss" (new version) - 3:43
# "...Now Everyone Knows..." (an extended ending of "Moviekiss") - 1:39
# "Glad" - 1:03
# "I Found You" - 2:12
# "Break" - 5:11
# "Alright, Alright, Alright" - 2:27
# "All Arranged #7" (a different version of "All Arranged #2" from "Everything is Shifting") - 4:30
# "Second Chance" - 3:43
# "Let It Go" - 3:05
# "Glad I Found You. Again." - 0:40
# "Effort" - 5:46

Music Videos

"The Physics of Giving"
*Dir: Ryan Sterritt (Homestar Runner technician)
*Sign language: Y-O-U

"Moviekiss"
*Dir: Adam Stills
*Video is comprised of kiss scenes from movies.
*One video uses album version; an alternate similar video uses a live performance track.

"Moviekiss Remix"
*Dir: Gina Niespodziani
*Song is remixed by Ben H. Allen (Gnarls Barkley).
*Animated with a Lite Brite by the Niespodziani siblings.

"Break"
*Dir: Tyler James
*Feat: Clay Cook
*Song is a live performance, not the album version.
*Filmed in stop-motion animation.

Personnel

Y-O-U is

*Nicholas Niespodziani
*Peter Olson
*?Mark Cobb

Additional musicians

*Clay Cook - Guitar, organ, Rhodes, pedal steel, banjo, backing vocals
*Mark Bencuya - Piano, Wurlitzer, arp strings
*Dog Stevens (Cobb) - Typewriter
*Saul Pimon (Olson) - Indian flute
*Lenny Koggins (Niespodziani) - Recorders

Technical

*Producer: Geoff Melkonian and Y-O-U
*Additional production: Kristofer Sampson and Cliff Byrd
*Engineer: Kristofer Sampson
*Additional engineering: Clay Cook, Peter Olson, Nicholas Niespodziani
*Mixer: David Barbe
*Mastered by: Alex Lowe
*Art Design & Photography: Theodore Schuyler

References

* [http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:556EFltqIuoJ:www.atlantamusicguide.com/+y-o-u+flashlights+pleaserock&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=5 Atlanta Music Guide recent news] (Google cached copy)
* [http://deadjournalist.com/interviews/20060815y-o-u.htm Deadjournalist interview with Nick Niespodziani]


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