Friday, May 15, 2015
On the umpteenth Giant Sand album - Heartbreak Pass, out now - ole Howe Gelb just keeps on singing his personal desert blues. Nothing new under the sun then so, but its near-perfect laidbackness makes for an ideal soundtrack to a hopefully long hot summer still. Choice cut: the jazzy Gypsy Candle, a delicate duet with Lorna Kelly. "And the heart suffers its own beating just as well, as if it could be helped..."
Giant Sand - Gypsy Candle