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Buckner, Richard / Richard Buckner
Album:Richard Buckner Collection:General
Artist:Buckner, Richard Added:04/2003
Label:Overcoat Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2003-06-23 Pull Date:2003-08-25 
Week Ending:3 Aug27 Jul13 Jul6 Jul29 Jun

 Recent Airplay
1.Apr 19, 2007:Finneman's Market
4.Aug 02, 2003:the RUST BELT
2.May 28, 2004:Discarded, Recycled, and New
A Goodbye Rye
5.Jul 26, 2003:In the Leaves
A Goodbye Rye
3.Sep 20, 2003:The Weekend Effect
Boys, the Night Will Bury Yo
6.Jul 09, 2003:Fine Tuning Utopia
Home Song of 27

Album Review
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Reviewed 2003-07-06 
Richard Buckner -- self titled

Local folkie singer/songwriter stripped down to his raw, warbly voice and guitar. These are demos of songs that eventually appeared on his other albums. In this sparse, intimate setting without any arrangements, the songs become achingly dark and haunting, and some of are even better than the fully produced versions. It’s a challenge to make guitar+voice CD able to hold one’s interest for the entire album but Buckner’s melancholic, poetic ballads and the live sound keep things interesting. Somewhat reminiscent of Howe Gelb, Nick Drake or Kris Kristofferson.

Fave tracks: 2, 4, 6, 10

1. mid
2. slow, haunting, great!
3. slow
4. mid
5. slow, heartbreak
6. slow
7. slow
8. slow/mid
9. slow, great guitar chords
10. mid – my favorite track
11. slow, warbling voice

Track Listing
1.On Traveling 6.Roll
2.Boys, the Night Will Bury Yo 7.Pull
3.Ed's Song 8.Figure
4.A Goodbye Rye 9.Jewelbomb
5.Home Song of 27 10.Lil Wallet Picture