The Land of Pure Imagination

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The Land of Pure Imagination
Roger Joseph Manning Jr. - The Land Of Pure Imagination.jpg
Studio album by Roger Joseph Manning, Jr.
Released 2006
Recorded 2001-2004
Genre Power pop
Length 52:50
Label Cordless Recordings
Producer Roger Joseph Manning, Jr.
Roger Joseph Manning, Jr. chronology
Solid State Warrior
(2006)Solid State Warrior2006
The Land of Pure Imagination
(2006)
Catnip Dynamite
(2008)Catnip Dynamite2008

The Land of Pure Imagination is the U.S. debut album of former Jellyfish founder Roger Joseph Manning, Jr., released in 2006.

The album is based largely on his Japan only debut album Solid State Warrior, released earlier that year. The tracks "What You Don't Know About The Girl", "Sleep Children" and "'Til We Meet Again" being replaced on The Land of Pure Imagination by the tracks "Pray for the Many", "In the Name of Romance" and "Appleby".

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Blender3.5/5 stars[2]
Blogcritics(?)[3]
Power Of PopA+[4]

Power of Pop gives the CD an A+, saying it "deserves to be in the collection of every fan of great pop music..." and suggests that it should "be spoken of in the same hushed tones as that Jellyfish masterpiece, Spilt Milk".[5]

Track listing[edit]

CD: CDL29[edit]

All songs written by Roger Joseph Manning, Jr.

  1. "The Land of Pure Imagination" – 6:01
  2. "Too Late for Us Now" – 3:23
  3. "Wish It Would Rain" – 5:42
  4. "The Loser" – 3:36
  5. "Sandman" – 3:37
  6. "Pray for the Many" – 3:02
  7. "Dragonfly" – 5:19
  8. "Creeple People" – 5:31
  9. "In the Name of Romance" – 5:26
  10. "You Were Right" – 5:43
  11. "Appleby" – 5:30

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

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