Bill Mallonee And Vigilantes Of Love - Audible Sigh

Tuesday 1st February 2000
Bill Mallonee And Vigilantes Of Love - Audible Sigh
Bill Mallonee And Vigilantes Of Love - Audible Sigh

STYLE: Rock
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 1778-8006
LABEL: True Tunes RHD3800
FORMAT: CD Album
ITEMS: 1
RRP: £4.99

Reviewed by Lukas Willcocks

'Audible Sigh' is the one that should have been available at all good record stores. It is presently only a limited (2000 copy) pre-release. If you've got Internet access, check out the TrueTunes web site for more information. Others that saw VoL on their recent UK tour will have had the opportunity to purchase this rarity already. Train fans will appreciate the cover depicting a capsized steam engine - tracks and all! A beautiful blend of rhythms, harmonious roots and rock strings and gut level honesty. Highlight for me is "Resplendent" with bgv's supplied by Julie Miller, extra guitar work by her husband Buddy and organ by Phil Madeira (followers of Phil Keaggy and Steve Taylor will recognise this man's talent). "In these days of toil and trouble", Bill Mallonee sings out as if he were there in the midst of the 1930's depression. Real hard life issues mingled with fun and joy - a broad range of emotion then from this seasoned band. If you can get a copy - just do it. If not, fear not for VOL have recorded something

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Sample Track Listing:
1. Now As The Train Pulls Away [Listen]
2. Goes Without Saying [Listen]
3. She Walks On Roses [Listen]
4. Black Clous O'er Me [Listen]
5. Resplendent [Listen]
6. Starry Eyed [Listen]
7. Extreme North Of The Compass [Listen]
8. Nothing Like A Train [Listen]
9. But Not For Long [Listen]
10. Any Side Of Anywhere [Listen]
11. Goodluck Charm [Listen]
12. Could Be A Lot Worse [Listen]
13. Solar System [Listen]

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