Victor Wainwright

Victor Wainwright: Victor Wainwright & The Train

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Artist: Victor Wainwright
Title: Victor Wainwright & The Train
Product Type: VINYL LP

Vinyl LP pressing. It had to be a train. The name of Victor Wainwright's new band - and the sleeve image of their debut album - is also the most fitting of metaphors. In music folklore, the train might have associations with the freight-hopping bluesmen of yore, but with this restless boogie-woogie innovator stoking the furnace, this latest project is a charging locomotive - surging forward, crashing through boundaries of genre, sweeping up fresh sounds and clattering headlong past the doubters. At a sweet-spot in his career, where most established stars would rest on their laurels, Victor Wainwright & The Train instead rips up all that has gone before. These twelve tracks are originals in every sense, written by Wainwright, pricking up ears in a sterile music industry and stretching the concept of roots in bold directions. The result is an album that walks a tightrope between scholarly respect and anarchic irreverence.

1.1 Healing
1.2 Wiltshire Grave
1.3 Train
1.4 Dull Your Shine
1.5 Money
1.6 Thank You Lucille
1.7 Boogie Depression
1.8 Everything I Need
1.9 Righteous
1.10 I'll Start Tomorrow
1.11 Sunshine
1.12 That's Love to Me

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