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Calexico And Iron & Wine / In The Reins
Album:In The Reins Collection:Out for Review
Artist:Calexico And Iron & Wine Added:01/2006
Label:Overcoat Recordings 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-01-08 Pull Date:2006-03-12 
Week Ending:12 Mar5 Mar26 Feb19 Feb12 Feb5 Feb29 Jan22 Jan

 Recent Airplay
1.May 04, 2022:funk to folk (rebroadcast from Oct 1, 2015)
Red Dust
4.Aug 16, 2021:funk to folk (rebroadcast from Oct 1, 2015)
Red Dust
2.Mar 07, 2022:funk to folk (rebroadcast from Oct 1, 2015)
Red Dust
5.Feb 03, 2016:funk to fiddle
Red Dust
3.Sep 09, 2021:funk to folk (rebroadcast from Oct 1, 2015)
Red Dust
6.Nov 05, 2015:Funk to Fiddle
A History Of Lovers

Album Review
Reviewed 2006-02-08 
Whispered neo-folk singer songwriter mixed with southwestern indie rock. Iron & Wine is mostly acoustic guitar, banjo, slide guitar and vocals. Calexico is more of a rock set up plus pedal steel slide guitar, trumpets, marimba. So combine all that instrumentation and that’s what you have here. I’m not sure I think Calexico adds anything on some of the songs here, but in my book Iron & Wine basically can’t do anything wrong.
My picks: 1, 5, 7 FCC: 3
1. med-slow 6/8. nice pedal steel guitar. Spanish (Italian?) operatic singing.
2. slow. nice pedal steel guitar. banjo and harmonica later on.
3. FCC (“fuck ‘em” 2x) medium tempo. Nice harmonies. trumpets
4. slow-ish, bluesy guitar riff. organ. speeds up. mostly instrumental/ solo. Slow w/ vocals again at the end.
5. med-slow and soft. lots of nice harmonies and slide guitar.
6. medium tempo. muted trumpet(s).
7. slow. prominent acoustic guitar. marimba and piano in the background

Track Listing
1.He Lays In The Reins 4.Red Dust
2.Prison On Route 41 5.Sixteen Maybe Less
3.A History Of Lovers 6.Burn That Broken Bed
 7.Dead Man's Will