To Corner Wounds

To Corner Wounds

by DrunkDrunk

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Overview

The third album from Richmond, VA'a Drunk offers a fully realized vision of their signature sound; the record's frequently brilliant songwriting is based around minimally clean, chimy electric guitars, with a rustic Appalachian feel that recalls (but goes much further than) the work of Palace or even Cat Power. The results are heartbreakingly beautiful -- the drawling, antique songs on the album would probably sound gorgeous even in the worst of settings, and keen arrangements of accordions, clarinets, and violins adorn and highlight them in the best of ways. True to the band's name and general goals, To Corner Wounds is as wistful, pensive, and melancholy as one could wish -- it's the sort of rural lament that reaches out to listeners on a level far more instinctual and emotional than modern music usually strives for, and it's hard to imagine that this work wouldn't touch just about any audience.


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Product Details

Release Date: 07/01/1997
Label: Jagjaguwar
UPC: 0656605200729
catalogNumber: 7
Rank: 149104

Tracks

  1. Carved Slope
  2. Council's Lawn
  3. Andrei Rublev
  4. The Peeled Birch
  5. Epoxy
  6. As We Go Down Together
  7. The Bark of My Body
  8. Spit
  9. Rake
  10. Bonitov
  11. Montana Daylight
  12. Cold Eel 1917

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Drunk   Primary Artist
Russell Cook   Drums
Carl Gardner   Clarinet
Clancy Fraher   Bass,Vocals,Slide Guitar
J.T. Yost   Organ,Harmonica,Piano,Accordion,screams
Rick Alverson   Organ,Guitar,Vocals,Wurlitzer
Via Nuon   Banjo,Bass,Guitar,Vocals,Slide Guitar
Bill Russell   Organ,Wurlitzer
Steve Pletch   Drums
Patrick Kavanagh   Penny Whistle
Steve Pletch   Drums
Rick Alverson   Guitar,Vocals
Via Nuon   Guitar

Technical Credits

Clancy Fraher   Producer,Engineer,Audio Production,Slides
Via Nuon   Contributor

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