Exposé Online banner

Sendelica — Nite Flights
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 76, 2016, 7")

by Henry Schneider, Published 2016-12-13

Nite Flights Cover art

Welsh spacerockers Sendelica greet you this Christmas season with a cover of Scott Walker’s (The Walker Brothers) “Nite Flights” from 1978. On the original song you get an appreciation for how much he influenced David Bowie. However Sendelica takes this song and blows the roof off with their psychedelic wall of sound and high energy to create something entirely different and quite enjoyable. The A side is their cover clocking in at 5:49. And on the flip side is Astralasia’s tabla mix of “Nite Flights” (6:47), which takes the song in another completely different direction. You would not even know that this is the same song. Astralasia add saxophone to the mix making me think of Jerry Rafferty. This is a great release and worthy of Fruits de Mer. Look for it on December 12, 2016.


Filed under: New releases, 2016 releases

Related artist(s): Scott Walker, Sendelica, Astralasia

Latest news

2018-07-09
Soft Machine Set to Release New Music – It's been 50 years since The Soft Machine changed the face of music with their first album. Their blend of psychedelic rock and jazz was unique, and while the band went through many changes before disbanding in 1981 — by which time there were no original members remaining — they remained an innovative force with a style all their own. » Read more

2018-07-01
7d Surfaces Happy Rhodes Back Catalog – We've covered singer Happy Rhodes before, both for her solo work and recently with The Security Project, but her 11 albums have been hard to track down. Until now. 7d features high-quality downloads of all her releases, and several of them are also available on CD. » Read more

2018-06-25
Fred Chalenor RIP – We have news of another sad passing in the world of creative music. Bassist Fred Chalenor, whose creativity featured on albums by Tone Dogs, Caveman Shoestore, and many more, died on June 23, 2018 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Tributes have poured in from the many musicians and fans whose lives he touched. » Read more

2018-06-13
Jon Hiseman RIP – One of the great drummers of the rock era has died. Jon Hiseman was a veteran of such ground-breaking groups as Colosseum (I and II), Tempest, John Mayal's Bleusbreakers, and was a founding member of the innovative large band United Jazz + Rock Ensemble. » Read more

2018-06-05
Koenjihyakkei Seeks Funding for New Album – It's been quite a few years since the last new studio album by the amazing Koenjihyakkei. Now they are preparing Dhormimviskha for worldwide release, and they're asking fans to pre-order via a Kickstarter campaign to help it happen. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Univers Zéro - Clivages – The word "darkness" is often prominently mentioned in descriptions of the music of Univers Zéro, and there are certainly aspects of this newest release that fit that mold. However,...  (2011) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues