Milk-Eyed Mender - (Import CD)

Joanna Newsom

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Categories
PopMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. Rock & Pop
Title
The Milk-Eyed Mender
BarCode
781484026327
Country of Origin
USA
Label
Drag City
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Barcode
781484026327
Previews

Rolling Stone (p.146) - Included in Rolling Stone's Top 50 Records Of 2004 - "[She] trills gorgeous melodies with poetry..."
Spin (p.63) - Ranked #40 in Spin's "40 Best Albums of the Year" - "With her pint-size voice and full-size harp, Newsom baffled and charmed indie-folk fans this year..."
Uncut (p.98) - 4 stars out of 5 - "So freshly individual is the 22-year-old Newsom, it's like decoding a Picasso or retracing Escher's op-art illusions."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.78) - "Her songs sound ancient and childlike, part Appalachian folk reverie, part Roald Dahl yarn."
Mojo (Publisher) (p.110) - 3 stars out of 5 - "Over and above her gorgeous, spare arrangements for harp, piano and harpsichord, it's Joanna Newsom's voice that really steals the show....This is a weird, dark record."

Country
USA
Genre
Pop
Artist
Joanna Newsom
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] Bridges and Balloons
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Sprout and the Bean
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] Book of Right-On, The
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Sadie
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] Inflammatory Writ
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] This Side of the Blue
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] "En Gallop"
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Cassiopeia
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Peach, Plum, Pear
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] Swansea
  11. [ Disc 01 Track 11 ] Three Little Babes
  12. [ Disc 01 Track 12 ] Clam, Crab, Cockle, Cowrie
Notes

Personnel: Joanna Newsom (vocals, vocals, harp, piano, Wurlitzer piano, harpsichord); Noah Georgeson (guitar, background vocals).
Personnel: Joanna Newsom (harp, harpsichord, Wurlitzer organ).
Photographer: Alisa Anderson.
Unknown Contributor Role: Emily Prince.
Joanna Newsom plays the harp, looks like an elf princess, and sings in a squeaky child-like voice, all of which contribute to her unique charm. Like her pal and frequent collaborator Devendra Banhart, she's also a shining light of the early 2000s neo-folk movement, which bonds quirky wordplay and fuzzy eccentricity with a deep reverence for authentic rural folk.
Whether accompanying herself on harp, harpsichord, or piano, Newsom plunges into the archaic depths of American roots music and cherry-picks the most heartbreaking passages, weaving everything together with lyrics of shockingly formal eloquence that present dense poetic imagery in the vein of BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME-era Dylan. Songs like "Sprout and the Bean," "Peach, Plum, Pear," and "Sadie" weave enough elaborate visions for a dozen ballads, adding something more than the expected folksy tweeness. Throughout THE MILK-EYED MENDER, Newsom's lulling harp and odd vocalizing combine to create something utterly original, yet deeply familiar, standing firm at the crossroads between outsider art and genuine brilliance.

Discs
1
Studio / Live
Studio
Video Disabled
0
Warranty
Limited (6 months)
Performer
Joanna Newsom
Producer
Noah Georgeson
Packaged weight
90.718 g
Artists
  1. Joanna Newsom
Distributor
Caroline Distribution
Engineer
Noah Georgeson
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