Future Clouds and Radar


Future Clouds and Radar

Infobox musical artist
Name = Future Clouds and Radar
Background = group_or_band
Origin = Austin, Texas, USA
Genre = Powerpop
Years_active = 2007-present
Label = Star Apple Kingdom
URL = [http://www.futurecloudsandradar.com futurecloudsandradar.com]

Future Clouds and Radar is Robert Harrison’s follow-up to his band Cotton Mather. The first album, an eponymous double CD, was released in 2007.

Reception

Like Cotton Mather, Future Clouds and Radar has been described as being of the powerpop genre. The first album received high praise from critics, drawing comparisons to The Flaming Lips, 13th Floor Elevators, Electric Light Orchestra, Robert Pollard, Robyn Hitchcock, John Lennon, World Party, and the Kinks. David Greenberger says "...file this next to the White Album." [cite web|url=http://www.amazon.com/Future-Clouds-Radar/dp/B000NQR7U2/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1/002-7817809-1279249|title=Editorial Review, David Greenberger] [cite web|url=http://shorefire.com/blog/archive/2007_03_01_shorefire_archive.html|title="Magnificent double disc debut" (Paste Magazine).]

Discography

Future Clouds and Radar

* Released: 2007
* Label: Star Apple Kingdom records

Disc 1

#Birds Of Prey
#Let Me Get Your Coat
#Hurricane Judy
#Drugstore Bust
#This Is Really A Book
#You Will Be Loved
#Quicksilver
#Where's My Drink?
#Holy Janet Comes On Waves
#Wake Up And Live
#Our Time
#Green Mountain Clover
#Devil No More

Disc 2

#Quicksilver 2
#Get Your Boots On
#Build Havana
#Dr. No
#Back Seat Silver Jet Sighter
#Malice of Stars
#The Great Escape
#Letters To Junius
#Altitude
#Cowboy Weather
#Armitage Shanks
#Christmas Day 1923
#Wake
#Safety Zone

References



* [http://www.futurecloudsandradar.com] Future Clouds & Radar Official Site
* [http://noyetidance.blogspot.com/2007/01/future-clouds-radar.html] Yeti Don't Dance, "Future Clouds & Radar"
* [http://ditchingboy.blogspot.com/2007/05/future-clouds-radar-back-seat-silver.html] The Poor Ditching Boy, Future Clouds & Radar "Back Seat Silver Jet Sighter" (2007)
* [http://www.popmatters.com/pm/music/reviews/33017/future-clouds-and-radar-future-clouds-and-radar1/] Pop Matters, "Future Clouds & Radar"


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