Neko Case - Middle Cyclone (2xLP)

Neko Case - Middle Cyclone (2xLP)
Neko Case - Middle Cyclone (2xLP) Neko Case - Middle Cyclone (2xLP) Neko Case - Middle Cyclone (2xLP)
Format: Vinyl (2xLP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Anti (86973-1)
Special Attributes: High quality 180g Vinyl plus download code
Release Date: 2009
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"Neko Case is a force of nature. Her voice can knock you over-- it's one of the strongest in any genre. She has immense control & surprising physical & stylistic range, able to jump from cowgirl honkytonk to pop muse to Americana banshee with ease & grace." (

"Middle Cyclone carries Case's unique vision one step further: here, she truly embraces the beast within. Whether she's imagining herself as a killer whale or translating a magpie's song, the message is clear. "I'm an animal," she growls, "and you're an animal, too. With cameos by Calexico, M. Ward, and the New Pornographers, Middle Cyclone finds its haunted heart in the tension between rootsy twang and man-made squall. On the smoldering ballad "Polar Nettles," robins chirp just before Los Lobos'Steve Berlin wipes them out with a MIDI sax solo. And while "Fever" sways like a '50s- style slow dance at the VFW hall, its guitar outro warbles like a melting motherboard. The two forces dovetail with fragile grace on the title track, as Case pours out her throaty tenor over music-box twinkles and acoustic strums: "I lie across the path, waiting / Just for the chance to be / A spiderweb trapped in your lashes." the instincts she channels -- hunger, fear, lust -- may be animalistic. But the ache in her voice is wrenchingly human" (Read More:

Track List

A1 This Tornado Loves You
A2 The Next Time You Say Forever
A3 People Got A Lotta Nerve
A4 Polar Nettles
A5 Vengeance Is Sleeping

B1 Never Turn Your Back On Mother Earth
B2 Middle Cyclone
B3 Fever
B4 Magpie To The Morning
B5 I'm An Animal

C1 Prison Girls
C2 Don't Forget Me
C3 The Pharaohs
C4 Red Tide

D Marais La Nuit  

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