Tuesday, May 18, 2010
I am not going to let this release sneak by without being noticed amidst the heavyweights like LCD Soundsystem and buzz band Sleigh Bells. Phosphorescent recieved much critical acclaim last year with their stellar Willie Nelson cover album entitled To Willie. This year they return with original material. This album is slowly growing on me and much of it makes me smile because this is country-rock in the style of Graham Parsons and The Flying Burrito Brothers. Two tracks really stand out for me, the sing-songy "Mermaid Parade" and the horn blasted "It's Hard to be Humble (When Your From Alabama)." Even though the rest of the album may not seem as comfortable as these tracks do, what it does show is that Phosphorescent are starting to find their stride.
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It's Hard to be Humble (When You're From Alabama)