morning all. im assuming everyone had a lovely weekend and i hope you folks up there and to the right of me are staying safe and warm. if you got some time, and hopefully you will make some, why dont you head on over to slowcoustic for the most random of stories, by yours truly, and my top ten songs that didnt make it on to any of my top ten records – yeah thats awkward. there are also a bunch of other blogger folks/friends that have contributed over the past couple weeks. so, definitely check it out. thanks to sandy for letting me participate.
i have been listening to canada’s one hundred dollars’ forest of tears for a few months now, and i still cant make up my mind on how i feel about it. musically, its gorgeous, lyrically its great, but lead dollar simone schmidt’s delivery leaves me confused. again, the music and lyric combo is really lovely and if you’ve ever seen that sort of backseat of car watching the landscape pass home video footage, its reminds me of that. but schmidt’s mumbling drawly delivery is keeping me from falling in love. i believe rick white of eric’s trip and elevator fame produced the record.
forest of tears is out now on sonic unyon