DAMIEN JURADO – ” What’s New, Tomboy? “

Posted: May 25, 2020 in Classic Albums, MUSIC
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“What’s New, Tomboy?” could be considered Damien Jurado’s finest collection of music to date, with songs exuding the inviting warmth of a lone porch light gleaming amidst the disorienting darkness. Though more stripped and grounded in their execution, songs like “Sandra”, “Ochoa” and “Alice Hyatt” are generous and candid in their vocabulary, eschewing the sometimes abstruse imagery of Jurado’s previous releases. “There is no hiding on these tracks.” Though What’s New, Tomboy? is the first Damien Jurado record that ends with a question mark, he has never sounded more assured and content in giving up his ghosts: “I’m only living sentences // That were long before I got here.”

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Damien Jurado: Guitar, Vocals, Percussion, Mellotron
Josh Gordon: Bass, Electric Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Hammond C3, Rhodes, Mellotron, Drum Machines

All songs written & performed by Damien Jurado
Released May 1st, 2020
Mama Bird Recording Co.

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