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Saint Milkweed

by Saint Milkweed

Saint Milkweed is the haunting, minimal debut by San Francisco's indie-folk artist of the same name. Armed with just a guitar, Saint Milkweed delivers twelve beautifully crafted songs with a rare authenticity.
Genre: Folk: Alternative Folk
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1. Wrong End of the Gun
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2. Every Brand of Suicide
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3. I Must Be Crazy
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4. Caroline, I\'m About to Fall
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5. Seems Like All I Do
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6. Couldn\'t Hold On to You
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7. State of Grace
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8. Sometimes It Gets So Cold
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9. Threshold of Hell
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10. I Miss You
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11. The Blondes of Santa Barbara
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12. Go to Hell
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Album Notes
For many years, Steven Budden has been toiling away in his San Francisco apartment, wrestling with the muse and releasing songs under the name Saint Milkweed. His diverse musical influences include; Roscoe Holcomb, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Julian Bream, Blind Willie Johnson, The Mountain Goats, Beck, and Charlie Patton.

He was born in Mt. Clemens Michingan in 1979. He relocated to Arizona with his family circa 1984, but he eventually blew out of the desert like a tumble weed and rolled toward the Pacific, into San Francisco in 2002. While attending graduate school at the San Francisco Art Institute (in Painting), songwriting began to assert itself as a dominant strain in his life. In visual art as in music, he works to balance innovation with a certain reverence for traditions that have been handed down and polished for generations.

Two Voices in a meadow

A Milkweed

Anonymous as cherubs
Over the crib of God,
White seeds are floating
Out of my burst pod.
What power had I
Before I learned to yield?
Shatter me, great wind:
I shall possess the field.

A Stone

As casual as cow-dung
Under the crib of God,
I lie where chance would have me,
Up to the ears in sod.
Why should I move? To move
Befits a light desire.
The sill of heaven would founder,
Did such as I aspire.

-Richard Wilbur


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Simon Nemo

This Album will Blow you Away!
If you like the acoustic troubadours who stand alone with a guitar and blow you away with exciting, devastating lyrics, this album will touch you deeply. There are rollicking flatpicked gems and fingerstyle ballads, both of which astound with their delicacy. I bought the album after the artist came up on my Pandora radio. Couldn't hold onto you brings tears to my eyes, and I'm supposed to be a tough guy. I'm just so grateful that records like this are still being wait. I'm a songwriter myself, but I can't write like this! I'll be waiting with bated breath for the next album.

Simon, Portland, OR