The Handsome Family is an alternative country and Americana duo consisting of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks formed in Chicago, Illinois, and as of 2021 based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They are perhaps best known for their song "Far from Any Road" from the album Singing Bones, which was used as the main… Continue lendo Far From Any Road – THE HANDSOME FAMILY


When I Go Away – LEVON HELM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60EscyPGvz4&feature=emb_title Early in the morningA-when the church bells tollThe choir's gonna singAnd the hearse will rollOn down to the graveyardWhere it's cold and grayAnd then the sun's gonna shineThrough the shadowsWhen I go awayDon't want no sorrowFor this old orphan boyI don't want no cryingOnly tears of joyI'm gonna see my motherGonna see my fatherAnd… Continue lendo When I Go Away – LEVON HELM

American life – PRIMUS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7PlSUQiISY In a town in southernmost Sicily Lived a family too proud to be poor In the year that fever took father away They hastened for American shores Now a mother and her son are standing in line It's a cold day on Ellis Isle And they look to the Statue of Liberty For the… Continue lendo American life – PRIMUS

Rainin’ in my heart – SLIM HARPO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usAbo-RamWo Still rainin' in my heart Baby, we still apart Now I know that I was wrong I need you baby, come on home Since you been gone I been cryin' I've almost lost my mind So far I've cried for you in vain I need you baby, come on home, again Spoken: Honey, you… Continue lendo Rainin’ in my heart – SLIM HARPO

All the gold in California – NICK CAVEV & WARREN ELLIS

And to think that Nick Cave lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from 1990 to 1993 (and even became father to a Brazilian son, Luke)... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oocxh5adh34 All the gold in California is in a bank in the middle of Beverly Hills In somebody else's name, so if you're dreaming about California It don't matter at all… Continue lendo All the gold in California – NICK CAVEV & WARREN ELLIS

Evangeline Special – JO-El SONNIER

CAJUN BLOOD The True Detective soundtrack has been granting me so many musical delights, an intensive immersion and exploration of new artists and genres within the context of deep Americana. The next in line is Jo-El Sonnier's "Evangeline Special", a folk-country-like, uptempo, joyful song, sung in a language (obviously not English) that sounded at first… Continue lendo Evangeline Special – JO-El SONNIER

“I’m going home (to leave my troubles in the graveyard)”: Soundtracks for life (True Detective, Westworld)

Intensive immersion into 2 soundtracks, from 2 TV series, 2 passions: True Detective's and Westworld's. My life of soundtracks began with Truman Show (1998), therefore over 20 years ago. Soundtracks: such a great idea, take, "musical course" (always connected to a plot, a narrative, a story). Westworld's soundtrack only confirms that the direction/production transpose the… Continue lendo “I’m going home (to leave my troubles in the graveyard)”: Soundtracks for life (True Detective, Westworld)