Where much-admired debut Till The North Wind Blows (2012) arrived on a warm and wafting breeze of sweet harmonies, Before Darkness Comes A-Callin’ heralds a shift in the wind.
Darkness invites ready comparison with the work of some of Americana’s foremost tortured souls – Dave Rawlings & Gillian Welch, Shovels & Rope, The Handsome Family – as The Weeping Willows delve headlong into country’s bleaker corners, spanning murder ballads, Gospel-hued hymnals, and high-lonesome country shuffles.
Darkness was tracked with Grammy Award winning engineer Ryan Freeland (Justin Townes Earle, Bonnie Raitt) at Stampede Origin Studios in Los Angeles.
Adding the deftest of sonic touches to the palette are some of alt. country- Americana’s foremost players: Kevin Breit (Rosanne Cash) on banjo, David Piltch (Billy Bragg) on upright bass, Tommy Detamore (Ray Price) on pedal steel, Luke Moller (Kasey Chambers) on fiddle and mandolin, and guest vocals from Melbourne alt. folk duo Sweet Jean.
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|Number Of People In Act||2 Piece|
|State/Territory Artist Is Based In||VIC|
|Taken From The Release Titled||Before Darkness Comes A-Callin'|
|Copyright Holder's Name||The Weeping Willows|
|Media Servicing Date||2016-01-27|
|Genre 2||Alternative Country|
|Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners||No|
|Artist Official Web Site||http://www.theweepingwillows.com.au|
|Artist Social Network Page||https://www.facebook.com/theweepingwillows|
|Tour Start Month||2016-03-04|
|Content Provider||Little Giant|