BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN - Rolling Golden Holy


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Date of release: Oct 07 2022

Bonny Light Horseman's self-titled debut was a folk masterclass, reimagining centuries-old standards with effortless grace and wonder. Those Grammy-nominated, list-topping recordings not only suggested renewed possibilities for aging songbooks but also marked the arrival of a trio fully capable of reorienting the wider folk landscape. Still, if it felt at all like the work of some short-lived supergroup or a one-off diversion (it never was), Rolling Golden Holy rebuffs the notion with preternatural beauty and charm, and imagination. These songs, all originals, follow the paths of the traditional tunes the band cherishes to new frontiers, the sounds and situations of history given the gravity and shape of now. This is a band working at the edge of modern folk. These songs continually suggest and embody an unspoken continuum between traditional and modern folk. Mitchell finds self-sustaining adoration in steamy backseats, nighttime visions, and seasonal storms during "Summer Dream," crisscrossing generational symbols to tie past, present, and future into a Gordian knot of devotion. Johnson reaches back to 19th-century wartime on "Someone to Weep for Me" to empathize with someone else descended from "a long line of nobodies," just trying to live long enough to feel like he's mattered to anyone at all, a notion that knows neither age nor border. Johnson and Mitchell trade lines on "Exile," their luminous response to another of humanity's eternal conundrums-how to revel in relationships that we know will one day leave us lonely. Love and loss, death and fear: the songs may be different, but the emotional sources remain.

1.Exile (3:34)
2.Comrade Sweetheart (3:33)
3.California (3:16)
4.Summer Dream (5:21)
5.Gone By Fall (2:49)
6.Sweetbread (3:41)
7.Someone To Weep For Me (3:21)
8.Fleur De Lis (4:24)
9.Once On Another Day (3:24)
10.Fair Annie (3:01)
11.Cold Rain And Snow (2:48)

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BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN - Rolling Golden Holy (LP)
Cat No: 37D031LP
Barcode: 617308025767
Packaging: LP Regular
SKU 5364486
Barcode # 617308025767
Brand Bonny Light Horseman
Shipping Weight 0.5500kg
Format LP Regular

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