Red Devil Dawn - Crooked Fingers
Track Listing
  1. Big Darkness
  2. Don't Say a Word
  3. You Can Never Leave
  4. Bad Man Coming
  5. You Threw a Spark
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  1. Big Darkness
  2. Don't Say a Word
  3. You Can Never Leave
  4. Bad Man Coming
  5. You Threw a Spark
  6. Boy With (100) Hands
  7. Sweet Marie
  8. Angelina
  9. Disappear
  10. Carrion Doves
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Like a Tom Waits prodigy, Eric Bachmann employs his hopeful rasp on Red Devil Dawn creating a sweet mix of Americana, heartland melancholy and an essentially optimistic outlook. Red Devil Dawn is a welcome masterpiece of emotional subtleties -- the great record that Crooked Fingers missed the mark on with 2001's drunken, bluesy and somewhat disappointing Bring On the Snakes. "Big Darkness" jangles along, looking for "a hero coming soon." "You Can Never Leave" moans like something off of Heartattack and Vine or Springsteen's ...

Red Devil Dawn 2003, Merge

UPC: 036172952229

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