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Polar Bear - Held On The Tips Of Fingers Full Album

Polar Bear - Held On The Tips Of Fingers Full Album Performer: Polar Bear
Title: Held On The Tips Of Fingers
Style: Post Bop, Future Jazz, Experimental
Category: Electro / Jazz
Country: Russia
Label: Rub Recordings
Catalog number: RRCDLP 05
Size MP3: 2376 mb
Size FLAC: 1701 mb
Rating: 4.4


2Held On The Tips Of Fingers5:16
3Fluffy (I Want You)
Cello – Hannah MarshallSaxophone [Tenor] – Ingrid Laubrock
4Your Eyes The Sea3:19
5The King Of Aberdeen5:56
6Was Dreaming You Called You Dissapeared I Slept2:09
Guitar – Jonny PhillipsTrombone – Joe BentlyViolin – Emma Smith
8To Touch The Red Brick2:51
9Life That Ends Too Soon
Saxophone [Tenor] – Ingrid Laubrock


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
BDV2552Polar Bear Held On The Tips Of Fingers ‎(CD, Album, Dig)BabelBDV2552UK2005
RRCDLP 05Polar Bear Held On The Tips Of Fingers ‎(CD, Album)Rub RecordingsRRCDLP 05Belgium2005


  • Double BassTom Herbert
  • ElectronicsLeafcutter John
  • Mixed By, ProducerRobert Harder
  • Mixed By, Producer, DrumsSebastian Rochford
  • Saxophone [Tenor]Mark Lockheart, Pete Wareham


Unofficial Russian release.
Comes in clear jewel case with 4 page booklet.


  • Barcode: 5 400711 002570
  • Matrix / Runout: S313 FAI BDV2552


Held On The Tips Of Fingers is the second album by Sebastian Rochford's British jazz band Polar Bear. Held On The Tips Of Fingers was released in 2005 on Babel Label and later rereleased by The Leaf Label in 2014. This album sees Polar Bear's original line up augmented by London-based electronic artist, songwriter and producer Leafcutter John, who has played a distinctive role in shaping the group's later albums. Songs in album Polar Bear - Held On The Tips Of Fingers 2005. Polar Bear's second studio album originally released on Babel Label in 2005 and re-released by Leaf in 2014. This was the group's break-though album, with Observer Music Monthly placing the album at number 12 in its list of the Top 100 Album of 2005and Jazzwise listing the record at 100 in the article 100 Jazz Albums That Shook The World. The success of Held On The Tips Of Fingers lead to Polar Bear being shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize in 2005. The album shows a distillation of the group's sound, with the enchanting compositions moving between hu. 2009 г. Song : Held on the Tips of Fingers. Artist : Polar Bear. Charles Mingus - The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady Full Album - Продолжительность: 39:27 Tio Vanini Recommended for you. 03 GoGo Penguin - 2005 9 Songs. To Touch the Red Brick. Held on the Tips of Fingers. The King of Aberdeen. Listen free to Polar Bear Held on the Tips of Fingers Was Dreaming You Called You Disappeared I Slept, Beartown and more. 9 tracks 42:14. 1 Polar Bear is a British jazz band led by drummer Seb Rochford. Signed to the Babel Label, their first album Dim Lit was a small-scale success. Their second album, Held on the Tips of Fingers, merged elements of cool jazz, funk, dance music, free jazz, electronica, and Drum and Bass, and was a crossover hit, earning Polar Bear a nomination for the Mercury Music Prize in 2005. For starters, Polar Bear is a jazz band that is lead by a drummer, Seb Rochford. Not just any drummer, Seb also plays drums for Acoustic Ladyland and several other projects. Other than these minor faults, ''Held On the Tips Of Fingers is a great jazz release, and while I predict a lot of jazz fans already have this, those that don't, and people looking for a fresh mostly instrumental release might want to consider picking this up. Polar Bear. The new record Held On The Tips Of Fingers continues his momentum, with the band's lean line up of bass, drums and two tenor saxophones used to the full. Though a twin tenor frontline may sound risky, it's interesting to hear how the boisterous Pete Wareham alternately blends and contrasts with the more measured Mark Lockheart on tracks like Argumentative. Electronica artist Leafcutter John has also been newly recruited and fills out the sound throughout, fizzing like R2D2 on dexedrine during To Touch The Red Brick. 3 Fluffy I Want You. 4 To Touch the Red Brick. 5 Held on the Tips of Fingers. 6 Argumentative. 7 The King of Aberdeen. 8 Your Eyes the Sea. With Polar Bear, Rochford-who with Pete Wareham and Tom Herbert also appears in that other great London zeitgeist band, Acoustic Ladyland-says: My main aim is to make music that sounds new and has feeling. Polar Bear has done both things, and shown the way to a brighter future at the same time. The winner of an AAJ Stone Delight Award for joyful outness from start to finish. Track Listing. Was Dreaming You Called You Disappeared I Slept Beartown Fluffy I Want You To Touch The Red Brick Held On The Tips Of Fingers Argumentative The King Of Aberdeen Your Eyes The Sea Life T