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Bonnie Prince Billy - What the Brothers Sang (2013) [FLAC] Artist: Bonnie "Prince" Billy / Dawn McCarthy Released: 2013 Duration: 39:52 Genre: Pop/Rock Style: Singer/Songwriter Codec: FLAC Bit Rate: ~ 800 kbps Bits Per Sample: 16 Sample Rate: 44,100 Hz 01 Breakdown 02 Empty Boxes 03 Milk Train 04 What Am I Living For 05 My Little Yellow Bird 06 Devoted to You 07 Somebody Help Me 08 So Sad 09 Omaha 10 ItΓÇÖs All Over 11 Poems, Prayers, And Promises 12 Just What I Was Looking For 13 Kentucky After years of playing the role of guest vocalist and harmony arranger-in-chief for Will Oldham/Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Faun Fables' Dawn McCarthy finally gets to split the bill on What the Brothers Sang, a lovingly crafted, laid-back collection of songs from the vaults of the Everly Brothers that are as respectful as they are idiosyncratic. Recorded and mixed by David Ferguson (Johnny Cash, Del McCoury Band), and backed by a small army of seasoned session musicians, Oldham and McCarthy approach the songs -- almost all of which came up for air in the '60s and reside (more or less) in the deep end of the duo's formidable catalog -- in such an honest and open-ended fashion that it's easy to forget where the material was sourced. The pair forgo the brothers' tight, by-the-book harmonies for a more languid, naturalistic approach that uses unison singing as a springboard for harmonic exploration (one of the album's biggest thrills lies in wondering which vocalist will break free first), especially on ballads like "Devoted to You," "Empty Boxes," and the weepy, pedal steel-laden "It's All Over," but they're not opposed to letting loose, as evidenced by the inclusion of likeable yet forgettable open road rockers like "Somebody Help Me" and "Milk Train," both of which, in their original incarnations, benefited greatly from Phil and Don's formidable pop acumen. Not surprisingly, it's the less propulsive numbers that truly resonate on What the Brothers Sang, as Oldham and McCarthy sound less emotionally constricted at a more measured pace, and when they allow their muses to meet, as they do on highlights like "Breakdown," "What Am I Loving For," and the beautiful closer "Kentucky," the results are transcendent.
|Bonnie Prince Billy and Dawn McCarthy - What the Brothers Sang (2013) [FLAC]/01 - Breakdown.flac||18.37 MB|
|Bonnie Prince Billy and Dawn McCarthy - What the Brothers Sang (2013) [FLAC]/02 - Empty Boxes.flac||15.153 MB|
|Bonnie Prince Billy and Dawn McCarthy - What the Brothers Sang (2013) [FLAC]/03 - Milk Train.flac||19.348 MB|