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Old 09-08-2008, 08:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Giant Sand / Howe Gelb

I am a big fan of Giant Sand so therefore Howe Gelb. I have several records by Giant Sand including the latest *proVISION*. He is appearing in my town in late October and I am looking forward to this gig immensely. Of the albums that I have I would suggest that the strongest is The Love Songs from 1988 and Is All Over the Map from 2004 but I am bias enough to enjoy them all. His last album under his own name 'Sno Angel Like You is probably his most accessible. A wonderful record of Alt. Country rock with a Gospel Choir. Love his witty lyrics and Hood (a view from a Heidelberg hotel) from his Giant Sand album Is All Over The Map is a witty drunken drawl that has certain sad philosophical feel.

Any other fans of this oddball singer songwriter of Alt. county?
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Old 09-08-2008, 11:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I`ve been a fan since `94.My fave Giant Sand albums:

Center Of The Universe
The Love Songs

I don`t have any of Howe`s solo albums.I should do something about that!
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Old 08-07-2009, 11:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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about provisions i would like to get the lyrics of the album. is it possible? it´s not that easy to me to understand what he says. thanks nat.
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