Widow City   - The Fiery Furnaces
Track Listing
  1. The Philadelphia Grand Jury
  2. Duplexes of the Dead
  3. Automatic Husband
  4. Ex-Guru
  5. Clear Signal from Cairo
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  1. The Philadelphia Grand Jury
  2. Duplexes of the Dead
  3. Automatic Husband
  4. Ex-Guru
  5. Clear Signal from Cairo
  6. My Egyptian Grammar
  7. The Old Hag Is Sleeping
  8. Japanese Slippers
  9. Navy Nurse
  10. Uncle Charlie
  11. Right by Conquest
  12. Restorative Beer
  13. Wicker Whatnots
  14. Cabaret of the Seven Devils
  15. Pricked in the Heart
  16. Widow City
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The first song on Widow City, "Philadelphia Grand Jury" -- all seven minutes of it -- defines everything fascinating, and occasionally frustrating, about the Fiery Furnaces' music. Eleanor Friedberger sings about legal woes, red tape, and conspiracies as the music behind her switches from tinkling piano and harp to anthemic guitars and back again, then drifts off into its own noodly world. Likewise, Widow City is a quintessentially Fiery Furnaces album, recombining the Friedburgers' hyper-literate art rock and experimental ...

Widow City  2007, Thrill Jockey

UPC: 790377018929

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