|1||The Lizard Kings||4:30|
|2||Make Love Ask Questions Later||3:43|
|4||These Are The Names||3:36|
|6||Jumping Over Fences||4:40|
|7||Hypnotised By Roads||4:28|
|8||On The Driveway||3:15|
|9||Song Of Baal||4:40|
|none||SJD||Elastic Wasteland (10xFile, AAC, Album, 256)||Round Trip Mars||none||2012|
Andrew Dubber Every SJD album is a masterpiece. This is the new SJD album.
SJD – Elastic Wasteland. SJD. Elastic Wasteland (10xFile, AAC, Album, 256). Elastic Wasteland (CD, Album). Round Trip Mars, Universal Music New Zealand.
Due on March 20, the follow-up, Saint John Divine, is the polar opposite, recorded both here and at Neil Finn's Roundhead studio, replete with full band, string section, kitchen sink. Donnelly's new album strikes me as one of his best. There's a lushness to these new tunes, which somehow sound full and rounded and rich yet deeply vulnerable. With themes ranging from love to loneliness, heaven to Helensville, many of the songs are beautiful, but also very sad. Indeed, if there's a quality that unites his best work across all seven SJD albums, it's perhaps an elegant melancholia. Well, that's because I'm just a sad f r, really," he says
It features the same-named prize awarded for the best album from New Zealand. Awarded for. Best album from New Zealand. Sponsored by. PPNZ Music Licensing. The Independent Music NZ Classic Record award honours a previously released album that is now considered a classic, and the award aims to "acknowledge New Zealand’s rich history of making fine albums that continue to inspire us and that also define who we ar. Like the Taite Music Prize, it is selected by music media and music industry specialists In 2017, a third award was added to the Taites . SJD – Elastic Wasteland.
His latest album Elastic Wasteland is entirely written, played, produced and mixed by Sean alone and will be released on 16 November 2012. SJD has collaborated with several other New Zealand musicians, including contributions to Dimmer's successful album You've Got to Hear the Music. With Don McGlashan and Edmund McWilliams, he co-produced Don McGlashan's 2006 album Warm Hand and wrote "I Will Not Let You Down", which is on the album. Sean Donnelly formed The Bellbirds in 2009 with Sandy Mill, Victoria Kelly and Don McGlashan. He writes most of their songs. There's a disadvantage in terms of connecting to an audience because New Zealand is a small country and you can't really survive off a cult audience.
Song title' (Composer) – Performers Album title (Label). Beautiful Haze' (Donnelly) – SJD Songs from a Dictaphone (Round Trip Mars). On the Driveway' (Donnelly) – SJD Elastic Wasteland (Round Trip Mars). Song of Baal' (Donnelly) – SJD Elastic Wasteland (Round Trip Mars). Jello and Juggernauts' (UMO) – Unknown Mortal Orchestra Unknown Mortal Orchestra (Jagjaguwar). Dawn' (UMO) – Unknown Mortal Orchestra II (Jagjaguwar).