Faithlift is a album by Spirit of the West. It is the band's best-selling album, and includes their biggest Canadian Top 40 hit, "And if Venice Is Sinking." Although Faithlift is one of the band's rock albums, several songs (particularly "Sadness Grows" and "Death on the Beach") retain the Celtic folk flavour that the band was previously known for/5(5).
Recorded in , Faithlift has made DJs sound as if they’re lisping ever since. Tracked at Mushroom Studios, produced and engineered by Michael Phillip Wojewoda. Includes “Five Free Minutes,” “ And if Venice is Sinking ” and “Sadness Grows” (which for some bizarre reason is referred to as “Saunders Grows” by German radio).
Spirit of the West was a Canadian folk-rock band from Vancouver, active from to The band was popular on the Canadian folk music scene in the s before evolving a blend of hard rock, Britpop and Celtic folk influences which made them one of Canada's .
Faithlift by Spirit of the West, released 28 September 1. 5 Free Minutes 2. Sadness Grows 3. Is This Where I Come In 4. Bone of Contention 5. Slow Learner 6. And If Venice Is Sinking 7. Mum's The Word 8. Death On The Beach 9. Sincerely Yours God's Apprentice Guildhall Witness .
The veteran band Spirit of the West (this is their sixth release) goes for more of a rock edge with Faithlift. It's an evolution not unlike fellow Canadians Blue Rodeo. The act still injects a healthy does of Celtic influences, though, on songs like the sprightly "Sadness Grows" or the lazy "Sincerely Yours."6/
Guildhall Witness Lyrics. And the Guildhall witness never said a word. Just stared from the window as a head hit the curb. And the bat left the boot. Chain hit it's mark, man stays down, house gets dark. And it's showtime in the wrong place, in the wrong colour. In the wrong face of an angry mother.