Monody is the fourth album by Canadian artist Mantler (Chris A. Cummings), released in 2010. The album was met with positive critical reception in Germany, the .
Mantler's 2010 effort Monody is a soulful and engagingly moody album that features singer/songwriter Chris A. Cummings' knack for bare-bones soft rock and indie soul. With songs centered most prominently around Cummings' lo-fi Wurlitzer keyboard compositions, Monody often sounds something like a mix of '70s icons Steely Dan backed by French pop duo Air. These are low-key but still somehow hugely cinematic tracks that register as a kind of indie rock take on flim noir. These are low-key but still somehow hugely cinematic tracks that register as a kind of indie rock take on flim noir
Style: pop. Album year: 2010. Mantler - Mount Shasta 05:31. Mantler - Crying At The Movies 05:07. Mantler - Breaking Past The Day 03:44. Mantler - Fortune Smiled Again 05:36. Mantler - Author 04:17. Mantler - Monody 00:17. Mantler - Maiden Name 02:09. Mantler - Fresh And Fair 04:12. Mantler - Also Close To The Rainbow 03:18. Mantler - Childman 04:30. Mantler - Monody 00:15. Mantler - Crying at the Movies 05:05. Mantler - Childman 04:28.
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Chris A. Cummings (born 29 May 1969), known professionally as Marker Starling (and formerly as Mantler), is a Canadian songwriter and musician. Born in Toronto, Cummings studied classical piano from age 7 to age 20, and wrote songs of his own as a 7-year-old which were preserved by his parents on cassette tape. After studying Film Production at Toronto's York University, Cummings started writing and recording songs in his late twenties
|1||Fortune Smiled Again||5:35|
|3||Also Close To The Rainbow||3:16|
|5||Fresh And Fair||4:10|
|7||Breaking Past The Day||3:43|
|8||Crying At The Movies||5:05|
|TA016||Mantler||Monody (CD, Album, Dig)||Tin Angel Records||TA016||UK||2010|
|Blocks O62||Mantler||Monody (LP)||Blocks Recording Club||Blocks O62||Canada||2010|
|TOM134LP, TAR015||Mantler||Monody (LP, Album)||Tomlab, Tin Angel Records||TOM134LP, TAR015||Germany||2010|
|TA016||Mantler||Monody (CD, Album, Dig + LP)||Tin Angel Records||TA016||UK||2010|
|TA015||Mantler||Monody (LP)||Tin Angel Records||TA015||UK||2010|