Swing the Statue! - Victoria Williams
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  1. Why Look at the Moon
  2. Boogieman
  3. Clothesline
  4. Tarbelly and Featherfoot
  5. On Time
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  1. Why Look at the Moon
  2. Boogieman
  3. Clothesline
  4. Tarbelly and Featherfoot
  5. On Time
  6. Holy Spirit
  7. Summer of Drugs
  8. I Can't Cry Hard Enough
  9. Wobbling
  10. Vieux Amis
  11. Weeds
  12. Lift Him Up
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On the follow-up to her landmark debut, Happy Come Home (1987), Victoria Williams' skills as a multi-faceted songwriter become increasingly stronger and more distinct. The lack of aural opulence -- such as Van Dyke Parks' string arrangements -- reveal a less-forced approach, resulting in a giant leap forward in terms of the development of Williams' own voice. Likewise, her rich Louisiana bayou roots increasingly influence her music and act as a strong motif throughout not only Swing the Statue, but her future releases as ...

Swing the Statue! 1999, Mammoth

UPC: 035498007521

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