singer: พุ่มพวง ดวงจันทร์ (phumphuang duangchan)album: ห่างหน่อย-ถอยนิด (hang noi, thoi nit)
01. ห่างหน่อย-ถอยนิด (hang noi, thoi nit)
02. ผู้ชายในฝัน (phu chai nai fan)
03. หนาวสองหน้า (nao song na)
04. สาว เอ.เอ็ม. (sao a.m.)
05. ผู้ชายท้ายบัญชี (phu chai thai banchi)
06. เปิดประตูใจ (poet pratu chai)
most anyone with a passing interest in thai popular culture, maybe even thailand in general, is likely to have heard of the "queen of luk thung", phumphuang duangchan. raised in suphan buri province, phumphuang got her start singing backup in the band of waiphot phetsuphan, before striking off on her own career which would redefine the notion of stardom in luk thung. this album is her first as a contract star for azona records, and her first to experiment with a western pop/rock sound, with each single being carried by a different lead melodic instrument; saxophone, accordion, synthesizer, strings, electric guitar, etc. though the first 2 tracks were the singles pushed by azona, track 3, "sao a.m.", emerged as the real hit among her audience, an energetic luk thung anthem concerning the rural/urban cultural divide. this is from the original pressing of the album, before azona pushed for political inserts like สยามเมืองยิ้ม (sayam mueang yim), "siam, land of smiles", perhaps to counter the outspoken & possibly divisive "sao a.m.". enjoy!