My next music review for WYCE 88.1FM is on Railroad Earth
Label: One Haven Music 2010
The new self-titled album (on One Haven Music) by Railroad Earth, will be released on October 12th. Featuring 9 tracks blending elements of country rock with bluegrass, the album occupies the territory somewhere between Nickel Creek and Steve Earl. Railroad Earth’s press kit for the album mentions the movie “The Last Waltz” by The Band as a huge source of inspiration for their collective song writing strategy.
Best Tracks: #2 Jupiter & the 119
FCC Naughty List: NONE
Other points of interest: Railroad Earth website has an environmentalist blog http://railroadearth.com/category/the-forecast/
Who would like this cd: fans of John Mellencamp, Steve Earl, Nickel Creek