Ten High | Country Hamfisting

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Drive-By Truckers The Bottle Rockets Uncle Tupelo

Album Links
MySpace official website

More Artists From
United States - Missouri

Other Genres You Will Love
Country: Alt-Country Rock: Cowpunk Moods: Mood: Brooding
There are no items in your wishlist.

Country Hamfisting

by Ten High

Alt-country, roots rock, Americana. An evening sitting on the porch with a Stag, harmonies from friends, and some caffeinated overdrive while contemplating the lovelies and lows of life.
Genre: Country: Alt-Country
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title and get 30% off
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
share
time
download
1. It Was You
Share this song!
X
3:31 $0.99
2. D-town
Share this song!
X
2:49 $0.99
3. $5 Winstons
Share this song!
X
3:29 $0.99
4. Eulogy
Share this song!
X
4:31 $0.99
5. To the Damned
Share this song!
X
3:29 $0.99
6. Sense of Peace
Share this song!
X
3:18 $0.99
7. Days of September
Share this song!
X
5:17 $0.99
8. Nobody Knows
Share this song!
X
4:48 $0.99
9. Another Day
Share this song!
X
3:43 $0.99
10. Drinkin' Shoes
Share this song!
X
2:42 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Gritty, progressive, subtle and raucous – the many faces of Ten High are perfectly showcased on its new album Country Hamfisting, due out this fall. Born of the pervasive St. Louis alt-country tradition in 2003, Ten High has evolved over the last five years, experimenting with instrumentation, lineup, and boundaries but has always remained true to its single purpose – making great Americana music.

Country Hamfisting is the perfect collection of songs to highlight the many sides of Ten High. From the mournful insights of "To The Damned," to the witty lyrics of "Drinkin' Shoes" Country Hamfisting takes listeners on a musical rollercoaster not for the weak of stomach.

Lead singer, guitarist and songwriter Bob McKee poured his heart into the recording, often wearing his emotions on his sleeve. Giving a look into his private thoughts, McKee has a knack for turning a phrase and marrying poignant lyrics with unusual country licks. In addition to providing the backbone of the band, drummer Matt Queen also lent his wit to the album, writing lyrics on two of the tracks. Vocalist and keyboardist Rachel Queen adds delicate harmonies and countermelodies, juxtaposing a softness with the hard rocking band's style. Driving rhythmic bass lines were contributed by both Drew Figas, formerly of Ten High, and newcomer Jeff Griswold. Griswold's pop sensibilities also add another layer of intrigue through his harmonies and intricate grooves.

One thing is for sure, Ten High's quirky and altogether unique musical style is sure to endear it to the hearts and ears of alt-country fans for years to come.


Reviews


to write a review

George

Incredible
This album is incredibly good. The flow of the album from $5 Winstons through Days of Septembe and finally to Drinkin' Shoes is great. I want to hear more and I hope they make more.