Frestonia (album)

Frestonia is the sixth album by Scottish group Aztec Camera, released in November 1995 on the Reprise Records label. It is the last album to be released under the name of Aztec Camera: Roddy Frame's subsequent releases would be under his own name. The title of the album refers to the community of Frestonia in the Notting Hill district of London and is also an anagram of "In a Forest".

Frestonia
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Studio album by
Released14 November 1995
Length48:33
LabelReprise
ProducerRoddy Frame, Clive Langer, Alan Winstanley
Aztec Camera chronology
Dreamland
(1993)
Frestonia
(1995)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Frestonia was something of a low-key release both musically and commercially. It is the lowest-charting Aztec Camera album in the United Kingdom, only reaching #100 whereas all previous releases made the top 30.[2] Only one track, "Sun", was released as a single and it failed to chart.

Track listingEdit

All tracks written by Roddy Frame.

  1. "Rainy Season" 5:41
  2. "Sun" 4:28
  3. "Crazy" 5:19
  4. "On the Avenue" 3:43
  5. "Imperfectly" 4:22
  6. "Debutante" 7:10
  7. "Beautiful Girl" 4:50
  8. "Phenomenal World" 4:09
  9. "Method of Love" 4:23
  10. "Sunset" 4:21

PersonnelEdit

  • Roddy Frame – guitar, vocals
  • Yolanda Charles – bass, background vocals
  • Mark Edwards – keyboards
  • Jeremy Stacey – drums
  • Luís Jardim – percussion
  • Claudia Fontaine – background vocals
  • Audrey Riley, Chris Tombling, Leo Payne, Sue Dench – strings

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AllMusic Review
  2. ^ "Aztec Camera - full Official Chart History".