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one of Dicks Americana collection Artist: Steve Earle Release: El Corazón Discogs: 2471392 Released: 1997 Label: Warner Bros. Records Catalog#: CDW 46789 Format: FLAC / Lossless / Log (100%) / Cue / CD Country: Canada Style: Folk, World, & Country, Rock, Country Rock 01. Christmas In Washington (4:59) 02. Taneytown (5:13) 03. If You Fall (4:10) 04. I Still Carry You Around (2:45) 05. Telephone Road (3:43) 06. Somewhere Out There (3:46) 07. You Know The Rest (2:12) 08. N.Y.C. (3:37) 09. Poison Lovers (3:48) 10. The Other Side Of Town (4:17) 11. Here I Am (2:39) 12. Ft. Worth Blues (4:03) Steve Earle is a man on a mission. Since his release from incarceration on drug charges, in 1994, he's issued three full-length recordings -- a disc a year, practically an unheard-of pace in this decelerated age. Moreover, they're all vital, impassioned collections of song from an artist who, having plumbed the bottom, is at the top of his game. El Corazon is Earle's strongest statement to date about what makes his heart beat and blood boil. Earle is one of the finest songwriters working in any genre -- and against the prevailing wisdom of musical narrowcasting, he straddles a bunch of styles with the nimble ease of a homespun visionary who correctly sees that ultimately it's all one. Nothing here can match its predecessor, I Feel Alright, for starkly confessional takes on addiction and romance, but that's because the new album is more about getting out in the world than it is about dwelling on the recovering self. On El Corazon, a fit and feisty Earle lights out for the territory, dropping place names in what amounts to a travelogue by a writer/rover with a perspicacious eye. There's "Christmas in Washington," a moving plea for the rebirth of an honest, Woody Guthrie-style heroism in a morally indifferent America. From that hushed acoustic opener, Earle slams into "Taneytown," a harrowing tale of race, violence and lines crossed that's delivered with craggy, tempestuous blows a la Neil Young and Crazy Horse. Earle's quixotic odyssey also carries him to Houston ("Telephone Road," whose down-and-outers still manage to raise a Saturday-night ruckus) and Fort Worth, Texas ("Ft. Worth Blues," an elegy to fellow traveler and kindred spirit Townes Van Zandt). Best of all is "N.Y.C.," a giddy ode to the big city's mythic lure, which you'll be humming into the next millennium. On it, Earle is backed by Seattle's Supersuckers. Elsewhere, Earle delves into pure bluegrass with the Del McCoury Band (on "I Still Carry You Around") and kicks up a righteous cloud of dust with his own forthrightly rocking group. Talk about range -- this guy is right at home on it.
|Steve Earle - 1997 - El Corazon/01 - Christmas In Washington.flac||27.094 MB|
|Steve Earle - 1997 - El Corazon/02 - Taneytown.flac||35.89 MB|
|Steve Earle - 1997 - El Corazon/03 - If You Fall.flac||30.442 MB|