Monday, June 14, 2010

Music Monday

I’m enjoying these recent new albums more than I expected to:


Cowboy Junkies – Renmin Park
Angus and Julia Stone – Down the Way
Damien Jurado – Saint Bartlett
The Bird and the Bee – Interpreting the Masters Volume 1: A Tribute to Daryl Hall and John Oates

The Cowboy Junkies album (MP3 version) is on special sale at the amazon.com downloads store today. $3.99. It’s excellent. The Angus and Julia Stone album is surprisingly good. I wasn’t much of a fan, but once I got used to them, this album really grew on me. Same with The Bird and the Bee. At first I hated it. Now I rather love it.

I was hoping I was going to like the Damien Jurado album, as I’ve really liked most of what he’s done. And I liked it even more than I expected to.

You can check out (and download) selected tracks from all of these here at hype machine. Just put the band name in the search bar.


Cowboy Junkies:
http://hypem.com/search/cowboy%20junkies/1/
Suggested: “Stranger Here”

Angus and Julia Stone:
http://hypem.com/search/julia%20stone/1/
Suggested: “Down the Yellow Brick Road”

Damien Jurado
http://hypem.com/search/damien%20Jurado/1/
Suggested: “Cloudy Shoes”

The Bird and the Bee
http://hypem.com/search/the%20bird%20and%20the%20bee/1/
Suggested: “Sara Smile”

2 Comments:

At 6/14/2010 4:48 PM, Blogger Oliver de la Paz said...

Margo Timmins--lifelong crush.

 
At 6/14/2010 4:54 PM, Blogger John Gallaher said...

I don't have anything I can add to that, except to say my crush has only been since I was 20.

The new album is very good.

 

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