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Widowspeak - S/T

Widowspeak - S/T
Widowspeak - S/T
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Secretly Canadian (CT118LP)
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Release Date: 2011
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"Their excellent debut album is a neat mix of somnambulant balladry and ragged high drama" (Uncut Magazine)

"Indeed, it’s not only an American Gothic that we find here, but more specifically a backWoods Gothic, one that is infused not so much with the obvious viscerality of a Deliverance, but with the horror of hard times borne gracefully, the sweet horror of resignation (that is, no deliverance), the lament: the tender new world banshee mourning lost love as well as lost life, the Lovecraftian Whippoorwill as interpersonal psychopomp. In considering the natural world (a more felicitous term here than ‘environment’) of the United States as a post-colonial landscape (and this is gestured to, subconsciously or otherwise, not only on the aforementioned “In The Pines,” but also on the opener, “Puritan”) — as a landscape haunted by suffering even when its literal history is rendered invisible — we might repurpose the title of a classic of postcolonial theory to ask: Can the Widow Speak?." (Read More:

Track List 

A1 Puritan        
A2 Harsh Realm        
A3 Nightcrawlers        
A4 In The Pines        
A5 Limbs        

B1 Gun Shy        
B2 Hard Times        
B3 Fir Coat        
B4 Half Awake        
B5 Ghost Boy  

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