Listen to the new album from Elevation Worship!
Listen to the new album from Elevation Worship!

We Recommend - Falling Up, 'Captiva'

Monday, March 15, 2010

We Recommend - Falling Up, 'Captiva'

What does Nevertheless, Capital Lights, Delirious?, and Peter Furler all have in common? They all exited the music scene in 2009. However, while all of those losses were significant, the news that Falling Up (one of my most favorite bands) had disbanded was truly demoralizing. Their all-time best album will always be disputed because of their various style shifts over the course of their career. While Crashings appealed to more generic rock lovers, and Fangs certainly pleased fans of experimental concept albums, arguably their most balanced act was Captiva. The well-polished sound was a near perfect union of Dawn Escapes' edgy alternative music and Exit Lights' diverse, ambient sound. Although mysterious, Falling Up beautifully weaved spiritual themes into Captiva's lyrics to appeal to a larger demographic. While Crashings might have been the most accessible Falling Up album, those newly interested in looking back at the band's history should start with Captiva. - Nathaniel Schexnayder

Falling Up
Captiva (2007)

Click here for a JFH Staff Review.

Our synopsis: "A complex alternative rock album which highlights the pinnacle of Falling Up's career." (Recommended by JFH's Nathaniel Schexnayder)
Perfect For: Hope, Mystery
Song Highlights: "A Guide To Marine Life," "Captiva," "Arc To Archtilles," and "The Dark Side Of Indoor Track Meets."

So, what are your thoughts on and experiences with the album Captiva? Do you recommend it? If so, why?

           
Listen to the new album from Disciple!

Search JFH



Music Out This Week

This Tuesday, September 17
Northlander Oculus - Single [Rat Family]


This Friday, September 20
Jeremy Camp The Story's Not Over [Sparrow/Capitol]
Life.Church Worship God So Good [DREAM]
William McDowell The Cry: A Live Worship Experience [Integrity]
North Point Inside Out Wide Open EP [Centricity]
Social Club Misfits DOOM - EP [Capitol]


Next Wednesday, September 25
Smalltown Poets Try - Single [Friendly City]


Next Friday, September 27
Apollo LTD DNA (Acoustic) - Single [Centricity]
Dillon Chase Paradise - Single [DREAM/One Moment]
TobyMac The St. Nemele Collab Sessions (CD Debut) [Forefront/Capitol]
TobyMac Light of Christmas (2017) (CD Debut) [Forefront/Capitol]


For all release dates, click here!
 


New Music Reviews


Listen to the new album from Nathan Drake!

New Indie Reviews


New Movie Reviews


Free MP3 Downloads


Listen to the new album from Wilder Adkins!