Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Genres: Country, Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
Like Yo La Tengo's Fakebook, the Walkabouts' Satisified Mind is a definitive artistic statement masquerading as a loose-knit collection of acoustic covers. Mining the work of diverse artists like the Carter Family, Gene... more »
Like Yo La Tengo's Fakebook, the Walkabouts' Satisified Mind is a definitive artistic statement masquerading as a loose-knit collection of acoustic covers. Mining the work of diverse artists like the Carter Family, Gene Clark, Mary Margaret O'Hara, John Cale and Nick Cave, Satisfied Mind represents the purest evocation to date of the Walkabouts' aesthetic and its standing at the crossroads of country, rock, folk and punk. Digipak. Glitterhouse Records. 1996.
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firstname.lastname@example.org | Brisbane Australia | 06/12/1998
(5 out of 5 stars)
"It appears this record was released in 1996: i guess i bought it the day it was released. It seems as if i have had it forever and yet i NEVER get tired of this masterpiece. I just LOVE the Walkabouts and yet it seems no one has even heard of them! They are the definative band for the category of my own invention : "Country Grunge". This album is the most "country-ish" of their releases i have heard to date. Their rendition of Nick Cave's Loom of the Land beats even the original, in my opinion. Their Robert Forster song The River People is exquisitely beautiful again rivaling the original. (Robert Forster is from this ol' town o' mine). My favourite track is Lover's Crime: i play it over & over & over & . . . . Free Money really gets 'em going DJ'ed live!If you like Country and you like mean, grungy rock for heaven's sake do yourself a favour and check out the Walkabouts!"
(5 out of 5 stars)
"The Walkabouts are a classic example of what is right with postmodern music. Smooth, genuine and subversive, they are one of the best unknown bands Seattle has ever produced. Through a bizarre quirk of fate, they have been one of the hottest US bands in Germany - but they are unavailable on any US label.Satisfied Mind is driving too fast at dawn on Highway 50 in Nevada, 500 miles from nowhere. It's Burning Man on a spring day. It's music for rockclimbing, glassblowing and any activity where the zen moment is in motion. It's very cool."