Have Gun, Will Travel | Postcards from the Friendly City

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Postcards from the Friendly City

by Have Gun, Will Travel

The second full-length from Florida's Have Gun, Will Travel pays homage to the small town where most of the band members were born and raised. The songs are splendidly fleshed out with traditional instrumentation and a back-porch feel.
Genre: Country: Americana
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1. Wolf in Shepherd's Clothes
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2. Sons & Daughters of the Gilded Age
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3. Salad Days
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4. Land of the Living
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5. Kerosene & Candlelight
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6. Maritime Rag
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7. Paperback
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8. Ship to Shore
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9. Rosie; A Belated Requiem
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10. The Ballad of Asa Dalton
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11. Soles of Our Shoes
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12. That Ol' Death Rattle
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"If city leaders take a good listen to "Postcards from the Friendly City," they might just want to make the members of Have Gun, Will Travel honorary ambassadors of Bradenton. The record plays like a loving - but never cloying - homage to the community where the core musicians were born, raised, and wrote and recorded their superb new album. Singer-songwriter Matt Burke has penned a dozen catchy, clever songs largely set or inspired by the working-class heart of Bradenton. The tunes are splendidly fleshed out with old-fashioned instrumentation such as acoustic guitar, steel guitar, fiddle, banjo and gentle percussion. Snippets of conversation and other organic, ambient sounds augment the record's endearing, back-porch feel." - Metromix Tampa Bay

"It would be easy to drop an “alt.country” or “americana” descriptor here and move on, but I really think that sells the band short. Sure, “folk inspired americana with a splash of bluegrass and a dash of indie rock” works, but what the fuck does that actually mean?

Make no doubt about it, HGWT is a very full band, with Matthew Burke singing and manning the acoustic, banjo, and harmonica duties, Daniel Burke on bass, JP Beaubien playing drums, Scott Anderson on electric guitars and lap steel, and Joshua Hernandez on viola. With all those instruments you’d expect a tumultuously full sound, but what you get is decidedly different. Instead of every instrument fighting and filling in space, it’s like each player has taken a spot on a different corner of a basketball court while Matt plays and sings at center court." - NINEBULLETS.NET


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