Monday, August 23, 2010

Levon Helms - Electric Dirt 2009

New Yorker

..... the set finds Helm both affirming life and anticipating death. ....Much is raucous, though there are sombre ballads that look directly into the great unknown. The constant throughout is Helm’s subtly spectacular singing. When he was young, he sounded like a wise old man. Now he sounds like an oracle

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