Bliss Release

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Bliss Release
Bliss Release.jpg
Studio album by Cloud Control
Released 14 May 2010 (2010-05-14)
Genre Folk, Indie, Psychedelic
Length 46:46
Label Ivy League Records
Cloud Control chronology
Cloud Control EP
(2009)
Bliss Release
(2010)
Dream Cave
(2013)
Singles from Bliss Release
  1. "Gold Canary"
    Released: 6 October 2009
  2. "This is what I Said"
    Released: 2 April 2010
  3. "There's Nothing in the Water We Can't Fight"
    Released: 2010
  4. "Meditation Song #2"
    Released: 2010

Bliss Release is the debut album by Australian band Cloud Control. Released on 14 May 2010, Bliss Release was met with critical acclaim.

Reception[edit]

The Age - "The buzz around Cloud Control is entirely warranted - expect big things from this four-piece’’ 4/5 stars [1]

The Sydney Morning Herald - "Let’s be frank, a bloody impressive album" 4/5 stars [2]

Triple J - Triple J presenter, Richard Kingsmill, describes Bliss Release as "...a warm serving of sun drenched pop perfectly laced with dreamy harmonies and jangly guitar."[citation needed]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
J Mag 4/5 stars[3]
The Australian 4/5 stars[4]
Clash 8/10 stars[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Cloud Control.

Standard edition
No. Title Length
1. "Meditation Song #2 (Why, Oh Why)" 4:13
2. "There's Nothing in the Water We Can't Fight" 3:59
3. "Ghost Story" 4:17
4. "Gold Canary" 3:55
5. "This Is What I Said" 3:39
6. "Just for Now" 3:58
7. "The Rolling Stones" 4:14
8. "Hollow Drums" 3:00
9. "My Fear #2" 3:45
10. "Beast of Love" 3:45
11. "Death Cloud" (bonus track) 4:16
12. "My Fear #1" (demo) 3:39
Total length: 46:46
UK edition
No. Title Length
1. "Meditation Song #2 (Why, Oh Why)" 4:13
2. "There's Nothing in the Water We Can't Fight" 3:59
3. "Death Cloud" (UK album version) 3:56
4. "Ghost Story" 4:17
5. "Gold Canary" 3:53
6. "This Is What I Said" 3:39
7. "Just For Now" 3:58
8. "The Rolling Stones" 4:10
9. "Hollow Drums" 3:00
10. "My Fear #1" (UK album version) 3:31
Total length: 38:49

"Just for Now" was part of the Soundtrack for the 2012 film Magic Mike.

Personnel[edit]

  • Alister Wright – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Heidi Lenffer – vocals, keyboards
  • Ulrich Lenffer – drums, percussion
  • Jeremy Kelshaw – vocals, bass guitar

References[edit]

  1. ^ Northover, Kylie (21 May 2010). "CD Review: Bliss Release". Melbourne: The Age. Retrieved 30 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Northover, Kylie (21 May 2010). "CD Review: Bliss Release". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 30 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Kingsmill, Richard. "CD Review: Bliss Release". ABC. Retrieved 30 December 2010. 
  4. ^ Carr, Michael (5 June 2010). "CD Review: Bliss Release". The Australian. Retrieved 30 December 2010. 
  5. ^ Salmon, Will. "Cloud Control - Bliss Release". Clash (magazine). Retrieved 25 May 2011. 

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