Calexico - Carried to Dust

Calexico - Carried to Dust
Calexico - Carried to Dust Calexico - Carried to Dust Calexico - Carried to Dust
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: Out Of Stock (Contact Us to know when this product will be available again)
Label (Code): City Slang (SLANG1051251)
Special Attributes:
Release Date: 2008
Qty:  Abstraction  Addition

Add to Shopping Cart
  Add To Wishlist

"..So, while you may know what to expect-gorgeous, desolate studio atmosphere dressed up with gorgeous melody, generous swathes of Latin guitar & bossa-nova rhythms-don’t miss Carried to of their most accomplished artistic statements...this band’s returned to what it does best & at its best, they are hard to top" (

"...The thoughtful, whispery pop Calexico dove into on Garden Ruin also gets its due here; unlike that album, which was so gentle that its charms took awhile to unfold, Carried to Dust's quiet moments are often just as vivid as the flamboyant ones. "House of Valparaiso," which features Iron & Wine's Sam Beam, "Writer's Minor Holiday"'s twangy pop, and "Slowness"'s sweetly ambling country duet sound even brighter next to "Inspiracion"'s en Espanol lovelorn drama or "Two Silver Trees"' gorgeously shadowy fusion of Latin and Asian elements -- Calexico is one of a handful of groups that would think of combining Chinese guizeng, Venezuelan cuatro, and omnichord on one song and make all those sounds work together in a completely natural way. Carried to Dust also has subtler moments of innovation, such as "Bend to the Road," which expands on Calexico's southwestern jazz leanings, and "Contention City," a collaboration with Tortoise's Doug McCombs that spins toy piano and electronics into a haunting finale. Carried to Dust isn't just one of Calexico's most expansive albums, it's also their most balanced, channeling their experience and potential into a subtly dramatic, chiaroscuro tour de force…" (Read More:

Track List (Listen the album in full)

A1 Victor Jara's Hands        
A2 Two Silver Trees        
A3 The News About William        
A4 Sarabande In Pencil Form        
A5 Writer's Minor Holiday        
A6 Man Made Lake        
A7 Inspiración        
A8 House Of Valparaiso        

B1 Slowness        
B2 Bend To The Road        
B3 El Gatillo (Trigger Revisited)        
B4 Fractured Air (Tornado Watch)        
B5 Falling From Sleeves        
B6 Red Blooms        
B7 Contention City  

There are no reviews for this product.

Write Your Own Reviews

Please login to write review.

Customers Who Purchased This Record Also Purchased