“Troubled By The Fire” Vinyl LP


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Laura Veirs – “Troubled By The Fire” Sampler Mix


“If Gillian Welch floats your boat, chances are Laura Veirs will, too, though her take on homespun Appalachia is tempered by modernist tendencies. Anyone familiar with 1999’s eponymous guitar-and-voice-only debut will be taken aback here, ditching much of its thorny agit-folk for dreamily intoxicating balladry, sawing strings and near-perfect vocal phrasing. Opener “Lost At Seaflower Cove” and “Tiger Tattoos” are flawless backwoods country pickers, while Danny Barnes (see Roundup, right) duets on the folksy “Ballad Of John Vogelin” and jazz legend/sometime Jeff Buckley collaborator Bill Frisell provides classy fretwork. Scintillating stuff.” – Uncut

1. Lost at Seaflower Cove
2. Bedroom Eyes
3. Ballad of John Vogelin
4. Song My Friends Taught Me
5. Cannon Fodder
6. Tom Skookum Road
7. Tiger Tattoos
8. Shining Lamp
9. Ohio Clouds
10. Devil’s Hootenanny
11. Midnight Singer


LP, 2003, catalog no. RMB003

Weight .8 lbs