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A.A. Bondy - When the Devil's Loose (new album / MP3)

A.A. Bondy

When the Devil's Loose

(Fat Possum)

Releasing: 1 September 2009 (US)

These days it’s hard to decipher the line of demarcation between a great songwriter and a good one. It seems like that line is the taste of Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, today’s modern indie folk hero, who has an impeccable knack for picking flawless openers. The one that sparked my interest most sincerely lay behind the Alabama bred six-string troubadour, A.A. Bondy, and his subtle stories of love, despair, and everything in between. “When the Devil’s Loose” is the lead single off the album by the same name (due out in September on Fat Possum) and shares a sense of melody analogous to that of his label companion, Andrew Bird, but the sonic palette itself falls in line more with the Southern tradition the label has always prided itself in. If “When the Devil’s Loose” is any indication of the rest of the record, then expect Bondy to be a household name from here on out.

SONG LIST

01 When the Devil's Loose

02 Mightiest of Guns

03 A Slow Parade

04 To the Morning

05 Oh the Vampyre

06 I Can See the Pines Are Dancing

07 False River

08 On the Moon

09 The Mercy Wheel

10 The Coal Hits the Fire

A.A. Bondy

"When the Devil's Loose" [MP3]

     

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