SHOVEL and ROPE – ” Busted Juicebox “

Posted: February 8, 2021 in CLASSIC ALBUMS, MUSIC
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The minute we realized that the word Juicebox sounded like the word Jukebox, we knew that volume 3 of our covers series would have something to do with kids. The songs on Busted Juicebox: “Busted Jukebox Vol 3″ are collaborations with friends who are also navigating the unique circumstances of raising children within the structures of a traveling band or within the music world. In many ways diapers and nap schedules replace sex and drugs as the sustaining routines of our touring lives. So many of our friends in the arts have become parents, and it feels comforting to know there is a tribe of artists, nurturing men and women, who are finding their way out there and that we have one another for encouragement and support. These songs on Juicebox were all chosen because of some connection we have to them.
Childhood movie favourite, old lullabies and songs we just understood differently once we became parents ourselves. And considering the circumstances of the last year, and the resulting time we have had with our children, this album has never been more appropriate. We hope you enjoy listening to it.
Special thanks to Sharon Van Etten, M. Ward, T. Hardy Morris, The Secret Sisters, John Paul White, John and Dennis of Deer Tick, Tanya Trotter from The War and Treaty, The Felice Brothers, and the Shrimp Records Family Ant Band.

Have you listened to “In My Room” feat Sharon Van Etten yet? Go forth and do so now! The rest of the joyful and not sad album.

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