Don Telling’s Island Mysteries

Don Telling's Island Mysteries

Album Title: Don Telling’s Island Mysteries

Artist(s): Don Telling's Island Mysteries

Year: 2018

Genre(s)/Style(s): Exotica

Track Listing:

  1. Quiet Village – 4:19
  2. Sukiyaki – 2:39
  3. Miserlou – 3:05
  4. Stranger on the Shore – 2:47
  5. Golden Earrings – 3:24
  6. The Mysterons Theme – 2:34
  7. On Green Dolphin Street – 2:55
  8. The Ipcress File – 4:23
  9. Love Is Blue – 2:57

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Liner, Listening & Album Notes:

Don Telling’s Island Mysteries is a band and album that delivers on their name. Exotica sounds paired with mysteriously exotic listening & exploration experiences.

“Don Telling’s Island Mysteries is the exotica/instrumental/soundtrack music experiment dauntlessly masterminded by reclusive ex-organic sea cucumber farmer, Don Telling. Currently based in Charlotte, NC, each member of the quintet was personally selected by Mr. Telling after passing a series of blindfolded, rapid-fire music quizzes comprised of questions such as “Who made the bird noises in Martin Denny’s band?” (Augie Colón) and “How many James Bond scores were composed by John Barry?” (just the good ones). ”

— from Adhoc.fm

You could listen to the album alone and be very pleased; but, if you wish to dive deeper into Don Telling’s world, be sure to check out the band’s website dontellingsislandmysteries.com and this curious ‘review’ from Sea Creature Media.

Here, also, is some rare LIVE footage of Don Telling’s Island Mysteries covering “Quiet Village“:

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