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Phosphorescent - To Willie

Phosphorescent - To Willie
Phosphorescent - To Willie
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Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Dead Oceans (DOC013)
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Release Date: 02/2009
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"Timeless and universal, everyone can identify with Willie Nelson's songs, as sung by Houck, as Phosphorescent's tales of heartbreak, wasted youth, and harsh introspection..." (www.lostatsea.net)

"...Consider To Willie as not only tribute, but a chance for Houck to proclaim his love of the music he grew up hearing in department stores, dank basements, and car stereos. To Willie also finds him revisiting some of the territory his first breakout, Aw Come Aw Wry, mined. He doesn’t reinvent Willie’s vision so much as filter it through his own musical vision. “Can I Sleep in Your Arms” and “It’s Not Supposed to Be That Way” are given the Pride treatment, minimalizing instrumentation and dialing up the empty echoes of vocals to evoke each song’s more haunting qualities. Meanwhile, “The Last Thing I Needed (First Thing This Morning)” awakens the sounds of Houck’s “Joe Tex, These Taming Blues” by mixing country jangle with his emotion-riddled quiver...." (Read more: http://www.tinymixtapes.com)

Track List

A1 Reasons To Quit     
A2 Too Sick To Pray    
A3 Walkin'    
A4 It's Not Supposed To Be That Way    
A5 Pick Up The Tempo    
A6 I Gotta Get Drunk    

B1 Can I Sleep In Your Arms
B2 Heartaches Of A Fool    
B3 Permanently Lonely    
B4 The Last Thing I Needed (First Thing This Morning)    
B5 The Party's Over  

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