Lay and Love Will Oldham. Even if not, it sounds great anyway. A live album from the Lost Bayou Ramblers is a hometown affair, with tracks recorded at 7 venues around New Orleans. I really dig the melody of this song, its jolly catchy chorus. You are commenting using your Twitter account. This begins a cappella, amidst an audience handclapping the rhythm, before the song launches a total country assault, faster than the original, a lively buoyant sense of cheer, celebrating those idle hands. That’s all that needs to be said really.
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Hard to even pinpoint a specific mood to the song, it sort of ambles.
This entry was posted in Vinyl: I loved it on Lie Down In The Lightand it has to be said, this live version is possibly even better. Purchasable with gift card. I even dig the applause on these songs.
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May It Always Be … is the opening track from Ease Down The Road, a simple enough love song in which the narrator admits his weakness and his need for his partner to be strong. If you like Bonnie “Prince” Billy, you may also like: You Want That Picture Oldham ‘s lyrics frequently demand multiple listens, the music sometimes an arbitrary carrier comeodwn their richness.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. This funtwon bearded Oldham, his beard was about as big as his head at this stage, appearing in his wife-beater-baseball cap shlock.
I love the opening of this here, a fast strumming guitar and a melody picked out, sounding very much like a Flying Nun band from the eighties. Ohio River Boat Song. Or browse results titled:.
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This comes close to sounding a little too much like the album version except for the looseness of the musicians, the little flashes of improvisation you hear in the fiddle parts. Where much of Oldham ‘s output is mood music, Funtown Comedown is a consistent, upbeat good time. A live album from the Lost Bayou Ramblers is a hometown affair, with tracks recorded at 7 venues around New Orleans. This begins a cappella, amidst an audience handclapping the rhythm, before the song launches a total country assault, faster than the original, a lively buoyant sense of cheer, celebrating those idle hands.
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Release Date November 17, By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Easy Does It Will Oldham. About Alan Bumstead Vinyl Reviews Alan Bumstead is a music fanatic who humbly adds confusion to the world with a string of album reviews written during real-time-listening in a stream-of-consciousness style, then edited for spelling, punctuation, flow and grammar.