North Carolina band Hiss Golden Messenger’s 11th album following 2018’s “Virgo Fool”.
Elements from the American songbook the steady, churning acoustic guitar and mandolin, the gospel emotion, the eerie steel guitar tracings, the bobbing and weaving organ and electric piano provide the bedrock for Taylor’s existential ruminations about parenthood, joy, hope, and loneliness.
1 I Need A Teacher
2 Bright Direction (You’re A Dark Star Now)
3 My Wing
4 Old Enough To Wonder Why (East Side West Side)
5 Cat’s Eye Blue
6 Happy Birthday, Baby
7 Down At The Uptown
8 Katy (You Don’t Have To Be Good Yet)
10 Terms Of Surrender