"From Milwaukee, WI, the album Built with Bones by Christian Williams reached us recently. He describes what he does on that album as 'Gothic Country.' And what is that exactly? Very sober stories about restless souls, mortality and the dark side of life and love, by the man himself all on his own. He doesn't need much more than an old Martin-guitar, a banjo and his own sonorous baritone. And the result is 13 very special, pleasing, pretty, sad songs. Makes us think of the material of the late Man in Black in his later days. Probably not music for everyone, but still..."
(3/5 - Just Plain Good Stuff)
- Benny Metten (translated by Monique), Ctrl. Alt. Country
Sunday, April 29, 2007
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