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Black Prairie / A Tear In The Eye Is A Wound In The Heart
Album:A Tear In The Eye Is A Wound In The Heart Collection:General
Artist:Black Prairie Added:10/2012
Label:Sugar Hill Records 

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Add Date:2013-03-31 Pull Date:2013-06-03 
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Album Review
Be Sharp
Reviewed 2013-03-24 
ALT FOLK. AMERICANA. Side project by several members of The Decemberists (no Colin Meloy). Annalisa Tornfelt adds violin and nice lead vocals. Tracks are a rough mix: some very good songs, some unfinished-sounding experiments, some just fooling around.

No FCC issues.

1 Mid-tempo. Scary-movie organ. Does not provide suitable intro into #2. (0:25)
2 ** Mid-slow. Like a trad British-Isle folk song. Accordion, violin, un-snared drums. (4:05)
3 ** Very fast. Lively, fun instrumental with fiddle, guitar, mandolin, accordion, bells. (2:57)
4 * Mid-fast. Happy country-pop tune with pleasant vocal, elec guitar, fiddle, organ. (3:08)
5 Silly noise making. Guessing there’s a saw, a tub, not sure. (0:30)
6 Fast. Lover’s lament. Guitars, violin, accordion, drums. Old-fashioned, lo fi sound. (3:20)
7 Mid-fast. Ragtime, saloon-sound piano. then old-time tune traded between guitar & accordion. (3:27)
8 Mid-tempo. Like background to a sinister silent movie. Guitar & accordion. (2:55)
9 * Slow. Pretty love-sick song. Very good vocal. Two acoustic guitars (one w slide), accordion. (3:38)
10 * Mid-tempo. Instrumental folk dance with violin, cello, guitar. (1:26)
11 Mid-slow. Terrible sound, like singing through a hollow tube. (2:49)
12 * Mid-slow with bit of swing. Lyrics like classic folk song. Accordion, fiddle, acoustic guitar. (4:11)
13 Fast. Like a Eastern European folk dance. Keyboards, stringed instrument, whistles. (4:53)
14 * Mid-tempo. Pretty country-pop song named for The Band’s keyboard player (who committed suicide). Very nice vocal. Gentle accompaniment on guitar and fiddle. (3:50)
15 Slow. Very soft, quiet. Acoustic guitar and cello. Some non-verbal vocalization. (7:51)
16 ** Slow. Beautiful, sad folksong. Lovely singing. Acoustic guitar, pump organ. Fade out at 3:38.
Hidden: Begin again ~11:25. Circus organ, then ugly sounds: snore, groan, scrape. (19:37 track total)

Track Listing
1.Ms. Sindell 9.What You Gave
2.Rock Of Ages 10.Jump Up Jon
3.For The Love Of John Hartford 11.Winter Wind
4.Nowhere, Massachusetts 12.Little Song Bird
5.More Jam For Ras 13.Taraf
6.How Do You Ruin Me? 14.Richard Manuel
7.Dirty River Stomp 15.34 Wishes: The Legend Of
8.Evil Leaves 16.Lay Me Down In Tennessee (Hidden Track)