On Kissing Ghosts, Toronto's Oval-Teen offers up ten outtakes from the forthcoming 50-track Yorkville, IL double-disc on Bi-Fi Records. While the opening track "Bending Spoons (Mono)" clocks in at three minutes, most of the tracks are two minutes or less on this ten-song display of the band's solid indie pop sensibilities. After the mesmerizing opening track, the band shines with the catchy and unadulterated pop of "People Are Talking" and "Surfa Girl
Early in 2001 a double CD was compiled containing all the best cassette, and limited release tracks from Yorkville, Ils Oval-teen. After the final tracks were sent to Bi-Fi records, a third "ghost disc" collecting 10 tracks that didnt make it (or werent found) was completed. Not to worry Indiepages.
Oval-Teen has been: Joseph Chellino, Bradley Davis, Chad Lynd, and Jeremiah Wallis. Featuring the talents of: Brian Brennan, Paul Fitzgerald, and Eric Stegemann (ghost member). Sequenced and mixed at My Mean Magpie in Toronto, ON by Bradley Davis and Five Seventeen.
Kids See Ghosts is the eponymous debut studio album by American hip hop duo Kids See Ghosts, composed of Kanye West and Kid Cudi. It was released on June 8, 2018, by GOOD Music and Def Jam Recordings. Prior to the album, West and Cudi enjoyed a strong relationship as close friends and musical allies since meeting in 2008, and expressed a desire to record a collaborative album. However, the album never materialized and the duo instead experienced brief fallings-out in 2013 and 2016
Oval-Teen was an indie pop band from the town of Yorkville, Illinois. Started in 1994 as a songwriting outlet for Bradley Davis, Chad Lynd and Joseph Chellino. Influenced by the sounds of punk and Teenage Fanclub their early three-chord pop expanded as their playing and songwriting improved and expanded to include new wave and Bubblegum.
The Artwork That Inspired Kid Cudi & Kanye West’s 'Kids See Ghosts' Album Cover: A 2001 painting by Takashi Murakami called 'Manji Fuji. Last night, Kanye West and Kid Cudi premiered their much-awaited Kids See Ghosts joint album in an exclusive listening party in Santa Clarita, California. The seven-track project features cover artwork by Takashi Murakami who collaborated with ‘Ye on his Graduation cover alongside creating the animation for his Good Morning music video. The positioning of these elements in each piece remains the same except for the Oval characters in Kids which are minimized and placed more to the left when compared to the original. The most fascinating component is the inverted Kanji characters in Kids that translates to Chaos. View both pieces above and learn more about Manji Fuji here.
Oval-Teen was an indie pop band from the town of Yorkville, Illinois. The band began releasing cassettes and EPs on their own Debris label, and attracted the attention of other self-run small labels around the country and Japan who also released some of their recordings. A Million Shades of Oval-Teen, . Records (MMM74295), (2001) CD. Kissing Ghosts, My Mean Magpie Records (MMM023), (2003) digital release. Yorkville, IL, Bi-Fi Records (Bi-Fi CD034), (2004) CD. Singles & EPs. Show me around, Debris Miracle Network, (dr001), (1995) 7".
|1||Bending Spoons (mono)||3:05|
|2||People Are Talking||2:35|
|3||(This Is Our) Battlecry||1:40|
|4||Up Or Down||1:16|
|10||This Time Last Year||2:56|