I'm so excited to bring ANDREW & POLLY'S newest cd ODDS & ENDS for review here at A Rup Life! The couple has come up with an amazing album that has a bit of a modern bluegrass feel to this eclectic album. It is easy on the ears and features some really catchy lyrics!
Odds & Ends is, indeed, quirky and eclectic, just like Andrew & Polly! The album kicks off with "Little Bitta You," a soft, sweet tune that gets big and happy, and, like childhood, is a bit nonsensical at times. The song also provides a great showcase for trombonist Gabe Feenberg (Terraplane Sun). "Ghostbusters," the song that deftly set the silly/scary ambience of the eponymous 1984 film, completely lives up to its reputation in Andrew & Polly's version, which features theramin, marimba, accordion, kazoos, whistles, synthesizers, and the voices of a collection of their youthful fans bellowing, "Who you gonna call?" into the iPhones of their amazed parents.
What's next for this dynamic duo? Andrew & Polly are busy developing EAR SNACKS, a new kind of podcast -- for kids, featuring kids -- and they can't wait for fans to hear it!
Odds & Ends is available at CDbaby, iTunes, and at Andrew & Polly's shows.
- Little Bitta You
- Mama Slow Down
- Forever Young
- Please Be Mine
- Two LIttle Birds
- Here Comes The Sun
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this album. Honestly while it is a kids cd it has a lot of what I like to listen to as an adult. The stellar standout is a wonderful remake of Bob Dylan's Forever Young. It is a total children's album which songs like Fruitphabet - where the duo sings through fruits for each letter of the alphabet. What a fun song - my little guy enjoyed this one! He just loves his ABCs! The last I want to spotlight is Ghostbusters - which is perfect for the Halloween season! Love hearing my little guy sing along to this one. Truly this is a fun album!
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