Phosphorescent’s ‘To Willie’ Reviewed by Baron Lane

 

Baron Lane, of www.TwangNation.com has written a review of Phosphoresent’s ‘To Willie’ album:

Part of the appeal of the Texas Yoda is his ability to musically transform himself in ways that balance his musical curiosity with a foxes eye towards expanding his market. This allows him to be the steward of this own musical journey and makes him a beacon for artists that prefer to forge their own path.

Mathew Houck aka: Phosphorescent’s sound is similar to….

To read the rest of his review:
http://www.twangnation.com/2009/01/12/album-review-phosphorescent-to-willie-dead-oceans/comment-page-1/#comment-12542

All I know, is I have to buy any album described on the liner notes as “an unabashed musical love letter” to Willie Nelson.  Here’s Phosphorescent’s youtube video of ‘Reason to Quit’.  T But to really enjoy the number, visit their myspace and listen to their studio version
www.myspace.com/phosphorescent  

 

To Willie:

01 Reasons to Quit
02 Too Sick to Pray
03 Walkin’
04 It’s Not Supposed to Be That Way
05 Pick Up the Tempo
06 I Gotta Get Drunk
07 Can I Sleep in Your Arms
08 Heartaches of a Fool
09 Permanently Lonely
10 The Last Thing I Needed (First Thing This Morning)
11 The Party’s Over

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