Sweet as the Grain - The John Henrys
Track Listing
  1. Sweet as the Grain
  2. Lost in the Canyon
  3. Padawadamie
  4. Ain't Gonna Drink No More
  5. Thought Yourself Lucky
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  1. Sweet as the Grain
  2. Lost in the Canyon
  3. Padawadamie
  4. Ain't Gonna Drink No More
  5. Thought Yourself Lucky
  6. New Years
  7. Truth Be Told (Inez)
  8. No More Rock N Roll
  9. El Dorado
  10. Angel
  11. Ugly Town
  12. Golden Train
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This Canadian country-rock quintet has a self-consciously raw, whiskey-soaked sound that simultaneously evokes the Band, Reckless Kelly, and the Flying Burrito Brothers, and that hops easily from honky tonk ("No More Rock'n'Roll") to psychedelic folk-rock ("Padawadamie") to weeper balladry ("Truth Be Told (Inez)") without any apparent effort. At times -- as on the very fine "New Years," the band manages to nod its collective head to the Clash and Bob Dylan simultaneously, which is a pretty impressive feat by any measure. ...

Sweet as the Grain 2008, 9LB Records

UPC: 803057008827

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