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Laura Veirs

WARP & WEFT Vinyl Record

$42.99
Laura Veirs WARP & WEFT Vinyl Record

Laura Veirs

WARP & WEFT Vinyl Record

$42.99

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UK LP pressing. One of the most inimitable songwriters of the past decade, Laura Veirs returns with her ninth full-length album in August. Beautiful, lush and at times deeply dark, 'Warp and Weft' captures the intensity of motherhood, love and violence. Primarily electric-guitar driven, it is a fever dream of an album and could well be Veirs' best work to date, building on the uniform praise and commercial success of 2010?s 'July Flame'. The recording of 'Warp and Weft' (a weaving term) was a community effort. Produced in Portland, Oregon in March 2013 by Veirs' longtime collaborator Tucker Martine, the album features Jim James (My Morning Jacket), KD Lang, Neko Case (The New Pornographers), Brian Blade and members of the Decemberists amongst many more. Veirs sings not only of mid-winter suns, white blossoming cherry trees and melting ice, but also suicide, gun violence and war. She weaves threads of old folk songs including 'Motherless Children' as well as stories of folk-art hero Howard Finster and jazz harpist Alice Coltrane. "I think of this record as a tapestry where disparate elements come together and are stronger and more lovely as a result," says Veirs. Veirs was eight months pregnant with her second child during the recording; she says her experience as a mother brought about some of the more beautiful and painful songs. "I'm haunted by the idea that something terrible could happen to my kids but that fear pushes me to embrace the moment. This record is an exploration of extremes - deep, dark suffering and intense, compassionate love. "

Track List
  1. Sun Song
  2. America
  3. Finster Saw the Angels
  4. Dorothy of the Island
  5. Shape Shifter
  6. Ghosts of Louisville
  7. Say Darlin' Say
  8. That Alice
  9. Ikaria
  10. Sadako Folding Cranes
  11. Ten Bridges
  12. White Cherry


Protection
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

Packaging
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.
Laura Veirs WARP & WEFT Vinyl Record

Laura Veirs

WARP & WEFT Vinyl Record

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$42.99
Delivery:
Backorder Ships in 2-4 weeks
United States - Arrives in 3-6 business days after shipment
This item is on backorder and is estimated to ship in 2-4 weeks.
Guarantee: Backed by the Merchbar Guarantee.
Easy returns, great customer service and 100% authentic merch. Learn more.

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