Laura Cantrell

Host of freeform radio station WFMU’s "Radio Thrift Shop," sometime VP at a merchant bank, and owner of one of the purest voices in country, Laura Cantrell’s mix of traditional and modern country has been impressing listeners for several years. The late, great John Peel thought her first album was one of the most perfect records he’d ever heard and in the opinion of many listeners he wasn’t wrong. Laura excels both as a songwriter and as an interpreter of both new and classic country – her Southern roots and mix of traditional and modern approaches, impeccable taste and superb voice make her work accessible to anyone who enjoys country.

Cantrell may also be familiar to fans of geek rock for her guest vocals on the They Might Be Giants song "The Guitar".

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Laura Cantrell Albums

0.0 All The Same To You Laura Cantrell
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0.0 Hello Recording Club CD 1996 Laura Cantrell
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0.0 Hello Recordings Laura Cantrell
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0.0 Humming by the Flowered Vine Laura Cantrell
Released on
June 21, 2005
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0.0 Kitty Wells Dresses: Songs of the Queen of Country Music Laura Cantrell
Released on
May 17, 2011
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0.0 Laura Cantrell Live at Schubas 6/7/03 Laura Cantrell
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0.0 Not The Tremblin’ Kind Laura Cantrell
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0.0 The Hello Recordings Laura Cantrell
Released on
November 30, 2004
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0.0 When The Roses Bloom Again Laura Cantrell
Released on
November 30, 2004
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0.0 [non-album tracks] Laura Cantrell
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Captains Dead Blog

    • oasis acoustic compilation
      April 16, 2014

      oh happy day, peoples! what we got here is an oasis acoustic compilation. for some reason have found myself listening to the first few oasis records the past few days, and figured i would post this. there is more to this compilation but those tracks have been removed cause they were commercially released. track info […]

    • centro-matic “salty disciple”
      April 15, 2014

      y’all know i think centro-matic is pretty much the greatest band on the planet, so i wont get into too much. this here song is off their upcoming record take pride in your long odds which is due out on 6.3… that is all for now. love this, if you couldnt probably have guessed. centro-matic […]

    • strand of oaks “goshen ’97″ – official video

      my man timothy showalter and his strand of oaks is back, and ive missed him so… he’s signed with dead oceans and his new record, heal, is due out 6.24. if you arent familiar with tim/strand of oaks, i cannot speak more highly of his work and in fact all three of his previous record, […]


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