Land of Pure Imagination, The

Land of Pure Imagination, The

Infobox Album
Name = The Land Of Pure Imagination
Type = studio
Artist = Roger Joseph Manning Jr.


Released = 2006
Recorded = 2001-2004
Genre = Power pop
Length = 52:50
Label = Cordless Recordings
Producer = Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:acfpxq9dldae link]
*Blogcritics [http://blogcritics.org/archives/2006/10/03/221526.php link]
*Power Of Pop (A+) [http://www.powerofpop.com/roger_joseph_manning_jr_land_of_pure_imagination.htm link]
Last album = "Solid State Warrior" (2006)
This album = "The Land of Pure Imagination" (2006)
Next album = "Catnip Dynamite" (2008)

"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

"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". [cite web|url=http://www.powerofpop.com/roger_joseph_manning_jr_land_of_pure_imagination.htm|title=Power of Pop, "The Land of Pure Imagination"]

Track listing

CD: CDL29

All songs written by Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
#"The Land of Pure Imagination" – 6:01
#"Too Late for Us Now" – 3:23
#"Wish It Would Rain" – 5:42
#"The Loser" – 3:36
#"Sandman" – 3:37
#"Pray for the Many" – 3:02
#"Dragonfly" – 5:19
#"Creeple People" – 5:31
#"In the Name of Romance" – 5:26
#"You Were Right" – 5:43
#"Appleby" – 5:30

Personnel

Musicians

*Roger Joseph Manning Jr. - music and lyrics
*Trumpet on "In the Name of Romance" by Mike McGuffey

Production

*Produced by Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
*Mixed and mastered by John Paterno
*Photos and Art Design by Ross Harris

References

External links

* [http://streamos.rhino.com/download/rhino/podcasts/rogermanning-extended.mp3 Roger Joseph Manning Jr. talks to Rhino.com about "The Land Of Pure Imagination"]


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