27 January 2009

William Elliott Whitmore ANTI Records Debut: Animals In The Dark-17 February Photograph By Chris Strong


Image: Photograph by Chris Strong

William Elliott Whitmore - "More Soulful than a Graveyard" (Daytrotter) - Set to Release Animals In The Dark February 17th, 2009

ANTI- Records Debut Marks a More Expansive Sound and Worldview for Iowa's Son of the Soil

Tour with Murder By Death Begins 10/23

From the first lines of "Mutiny," the opening track on William Elliott Whitmore's ANTI- Records debut Animals In The Dark, one can see that this is decidedly not simply a continuation of his Southern trilogy that spanned his last three releases. Rather than a reflection of life and loss and the world surrounding his Iowa horse farm on the banks of the Mississippi, "Mutiny" finds Whitmore's focus turned outward, to the state of the country and the missteps of the government. Conveyed with ire and humor, Whitmore sings over a martial beat:

Well it's a goddamn shame what's going down
How we got to this I do not know
There's a sick sick wind that is blowing ‘round
And the captain's got to go
(...)
ANTI Records: WEW Animals In The Dark/Release date: 17 February.

RT @AntiRecords new William Elliott Whitmore song "There's Hope for You" downloadable on Spinner: http://tinyurl.com/d63xs6

Nice to hear a friendly voice.
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1 comments:

maudkristina said...

thanks for this!!

I just found out that he's playing St Giles together with Alela Diane - and it's sold out already...
maybe could sneak in.

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