Velvet Rut - Paul Curreri
Track Listing
  1. Mantra
  2. The Velvet Rut
  3. A Song On Robbing
  4. The Wasp
  5. The Ugly Angel
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  1. Mantra
  2. The Velvet Rut
  3. A Song On Robbing
  4. The Wasp
  5. The Ugly Angel
  6. Keep Your Master's Voice In Your Mouth
  7. Fat Killer At Dawn
  8. Intermission For Beer
  9. Loretta
  10. Don't Drink
  11. Where You Got Ain't What You're From
  12. Why I Turned My Light Off
  13. Freestlyin' Crost the Pond
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In show biz parlance, a velvet rut is a cushy but creatively unsatisfying job that it's hard to walk away from. Perhaps that's what Virginia-based singer/songwriter Paul Curreri thought his more conventional earlier folk-blues records were leading towards, because his fifth album finds him moving in the direction of Tom Waits' Swordfishtrombones by way of lo-fi alt-folkies like Smog and Bonnie "Prince" Billy. The apocalyptic opening track "Mantra" features layers of distortion and fuzz shifting under a vocal growled in a ...

Velvet Rut 2007, City Salvage/Tin Angel

UPC: 678277142824

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