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- The Broken West, out tomorrow
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Thursday, January 25, 2007
Rosie Thomas, with friends Sufjan Stevens and Denison Witmer
if you aren't already aquainted, and there's a good chance you are not -- please let me introduce you to Rosie Thomas, a songbird that can't be passed by. this woman pours out some of the most beautiful music i've heard in ages, quietly and soulfully composing song after song that tugs on my clothing, bidding me hear more, hear more.
the album was made in the way we dream most creative processes should be -- slowly, in the comfort of our own home, and with good friends eager to do the same. recorded with Sufjan Stevens and Denison Witmer over a period of two years, the album shines in that home=project kind of way, cradled and cherished and carefully made. i can't help comparing it to one of 2006's favorites, The Weepies, especially in the style of Rosie's addictively strong falsetto. the instrumental work is gentle and pillows that strength, rendering an acoustic backdrop which is often accompanied by strings, piano, and soft percussion. it's really quite enchanting, and worth the break in your day to understand just what i mean.
::::ladies and gentlemen.
Rosie Thomas - Much Farther To Go
Rosie Thomas - If This City Never Sleeps (highly recommended)
more on the hype.
go check out the lovely representation and artwork on Rosie's myspace. you can actually listen to the whole album there, and when you're done, go get it from iTunes. wonderful, wonderful purchase.
NOTE: as much as toaster loves free music, he'd like to encourage you to buy the cds of the artists you enjoy. he'd also like to remind you that any music hosted by or linked to from this page is property of its respective owners, so if that's you and you'd like it to not be here, just let us know.
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