Play album in Library Get the free Amazon Music app for iOS or Android to listen on the go.
Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. To enjoy Prime Music, go to Your Music Library and transfer your account to (US).
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Only 1 left in stock.
Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.
Some Echoes has been added to your Cart
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: Missing shrink-wrap, activation codes for bonus online content may be missing or expired.
Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Cart
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35.00. Details
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Some Echoes

4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
New from Used from
Audio CD, April 11, 2006
"Please retry"
$1.56 $0.01
$8.99 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 1 left in stock. Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

  • Some Echoes
  • +
  • Sugar
Total price: $19.49
Buy the selected items together

Special Offers and Product Promotions

Editorial Reviews

Polyvinyl's most critically-acclaimed band, Aloha loves a little bit of everything (60s orchestral pop, prog rock, 20th century composers, iconic songwriters), but they don't dabble here and there, they meld it all to make their own noise, a singular and unmistakable one. Lifetimes of sound distilled into 3-6 minute bursts. Some Echoesis Aloha's fourth album.
  • Sample this album Artist (Sample)
Play in Library $1.29
Play in Library $1.29
Play in Library $1.29
Play in Library $1.29
Play in Library $1.29
Play in Library $1.29
Play in Library $1.29
Play in Library $1.29
Play in Library $1.29
Play in Library $1.29

Product Details

  • Audio CD (April 11, 2006)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Polyvinyl Records
  • ASIN: B000EOTVC0
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #459,962 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Amazon's Aloha Store


Image of album by Aloha
Visit Amazon's Aloha Store
for 9 albums, discussions, and more.

Customer Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Audio CD
Who would have ever though that prog-rock would achieve an early 21st century revival in the form of the decades biggest indie rock? I would never have guessed that the bones of such forgotten dinosaurs as Yes, Queensryche, Electric Light Orchestra, and Genesis would be uncovered by those trendy (and impeccably dressed) kids of The Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens, and The Arcade Fire. Well, add one more to that list. They may not have the major label or the recognition of said bands but they don't have a problem writing songs as good, if not better, than their populous counterparts.

Aloha hail from my home town of Cleveland and I did have the pleasure of seeing them play live once. At the time their music struck me as confused with a few more ingredients than needed. I'll admit that I had read somewhere they were a post-hardcore band, which isn't the case. Pre- Some Echoes Aloha experimented heavily with improvisation which probably explained my reaction. Some Echoes is their shot at a more pop oriented album. This doesn't mean that every song is verse chorus verse, but it does sound more accessible than they did a year ago in Cleveland.

There are two things that make Aloha better than prog-rock. The first is the fact that they don't profit in bombast. While a band like Yes seemed determined to use every damn track a studio could provide, each instrument on Some Echoes moves the song forward and seems necessary to the structure of the song. The masturbatory instrumentals are non-existent. For example, if this happened to be the mid-seventies, the arpeggios that appear at the end of "Brace Your Face" would signal the beginning of a ten minute instrumental representing the fairies bringing in the morning dew.
Read more ›
Comment 4 of 4 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Audio CD
Aloha is one of my favorite new bands- Most of what I've been listening to lately is their third release, Sugar. I haven't heard this whole new album yet, because I'm seeing them tonight and I'm going to buy it there, but i've heard clips of all the tracks and a few full ones- and let me tell you, this release doesn't disappoint! I was at first turned off by the new way they decided to record the vocals, but now that I'm past that I must say this is probably going to be better than their last release! seems they've taken on a slight more "indie" feel, and while that's not my thing they make up for it by getting a little more into their more progressive and jazz-influenced roots. and while nothing can top The Great Communicators (wow!), That's Your Fire or Sugar, this album is probably as close as they could've come without their old drummer. And the addition of organ was a great idea! I'm looking forward to really getting to know these songs, im sure this will be in my regular rotation in no time!
Comment 2 of 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse


There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Some Echoes
This item: Some Echoes
Price: $8.99
Ships from and sold by

Want to discover more products? Check out these pages to see more: progressive rock, vinyl pop