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Moser, Shannen / Oh, My Heart
Album:Oh, My Heart Collection:General
Artist:Moser, Shannen Added:01/2018
Label:Lame-O Records 

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Add Date:2018-01-23 Pull Date:2018-03-27 
Week Ending:25 Mar18 Mar11 Mar25 Feb18 Feb11 Feb4 Feb28 Jan

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1.Sat, 24 Mar 18:Eme O
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4.Fri, 16 Mar 18:Be Sharp
2.Fri, 23 Mar 18:Be Sharp
5.Fri, 09 Mar 18:Be Sharp
3.Tue, 20 Mar 18:The Frog Prince
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Album Review
Be Sharp
Reviewed 2018-01-18 

Out of rural Pennsylvania, Shannen Moser a singer-songwriter-guitarist with traditional folk and country influences. Her voice is a throw-back: unpolished, like in Appalachian old-time music. The music likewise is simple or “naïve” (in a good way) though the very personal, storytelling lyrics are novel and intriguing.

FCC issue in #5

1 Fuzzy field recording of a group singing a spiritual type song. Could seque into #2. (0:28)
2 * Mid-slow. A song about belief: in God, in love. Acoustic & elec guitar, trumpet. (3:04)
3 ** Mid-slow. Melancholy but hopeful ballad. Fingerstyle guitar & banjo. Nice vox. (2:25)
4 Slow. Reminiscence of childhood. Gentle. Lovely resonator guitar, keys & cello. (2:02)
5 FCC (“fuck”) Slow. Post breakup. Voice, strummed acoustic guitar, a bit of piano. (2:16)
6 Slow. Simple guitar arpeggio; a couple rim taps; title phrase sung twice. That’s it. (0:37)
7 ** Slow. Best song. Fine country vox with some warble. Nice fingerstyle guitar. (2:22)
8 * Mid-tempo. Grandma’s funeral prompts various thoughts. Guitars. (2:20)
9 Mid-slow. The weather’s changing so why aren’t people happier? Cute, whimsical. (1:26)
10 * Mid-tempo. A perfect little folksong. So sweet. Catchy refrain. (2:10)

Track Listing
1.I'm Going Home (Sacred Harp) 6.Oh, My Heart
2.Alex (282) 7.Yr Undertaker
3.Watershed 8.A Friend, A Funeral, My Sanity
4.Yard 9.October
5.Grower 10.Dirt And Water