Giant Sand - Glum (25th Anniversary Edition [w/ download card] 2xLP)
A blend of rock, folk, and country with some high-octane, gloriously dissonant twists.' All Music
25-year anniversary re-issue of Giant Sand's eclectic gem 'Glum'.
"A whole new music, Infant Free Jazz" Stewart Lee
A conceptual masterpiece, complete with a second disc capturing a classic KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic session just prior to the original album's release in 1994, plus five bonus tracks available for digital download.
An epic windswept desert dry encounter with one of America's greatest bands that traverses genres and styles to create a complete masterpiece.
'While the guitars still squall and roar, they're used more sparingly, erupting to devastating effect in gloomy, low-key songs.' The Quietus
Emotional and uplifting, and always thought provoking, the band's line up of Howe Gelb, latter day Calexico's Joey Burns and John Convertino are joined by Victoria Williams, Pete Holsapple, Chris Cacavas, Pappy Allen and Lisa Germano, the whole shebang produced by Daniel Lanois protégé Malcolm Burn.
'Giant Sand move to the darker side of their emotional stew. Within is jazz, country, folk, blues ' even Glam, we're led to believe ' the mainstay is downbeat but the result is monumental.' Happenstance magazine