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Heavy Ornamentals

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The Gourds The Gourds


1 votes
Top 30? Greatest Albums (32 items)
list by Butterhook
Published 7 years ago

Website: Amazon
Description: Time-warped and roots-twisted, the Gourds sound like a good-time band from a parallel universe, one that puts traditional instrumentation--mandolin, accordion, fiddle--behind lyrics that dissolve the distinctions between the elliptical, the enigmatic, and the absurd. "Burn the Honeysuckle" and "Hooky Junk" suggest the Band on psychedelic mushrooms, while "Shake the Chandelier" finds the Austin quintet paying Tex-Mex homage to the late, great Doug Sahm and his Sir Douglas Quintet. For all the twists and loops, the band's organic interplay is rarely less than engaging, from the kick-start propulsion ... (more)
Manufacturer: Eleven Thirty
Release date: 24 January 2006
EAN: 0634457700628 UPC: 634457700628
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