Sunday, March 7, 2010
Popular SL musician, Winston Ackland has release his second CD for the RPM Challenge. "Annabel Waiting" is a collection of 10 original songs written, performed, and produced by Winston in his Chicago studio and true to RPM rules, it was all done in the month of February.
For those familiar with Winston's in-world performances, Annabel Waiting is not the unplugged style you've become familiar with. The CD is a full studio production with multi-instrumental tracks (all performed by Winston) and provides an opportunity to hear him in a totally different way. Those not familiar with Winston in SL may have heard his uneasy lounge rendition of "Lithium" by Nirvana in Fox Film's "Marley and Me" movie by his RL avatar, Bruce Lash.
Annabel Waiting combines Winston profound respect for vintage pop with perspective as a modern plugged-in indie musician. From his sarcastic swipe disguised as a love letter to Sarah Palin (Track 2 Post-Fact), to the rousing road trip feel of "I got it Right: (Track 9), Winston serves up 10 memorable with wide appeal.
You can hear "Annabel Waiting" in it's entirety at these links:
In-World Listening Station- http://slurl.com/secondlife/Jacquerie/233/19/501
On the web- http://brucelash.bandcamp.com/album/annabel-waiting