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From the Violent Banks of the Kaaterskill’ showcases selected works from Simone Felice’s extensive and breathtaking catalogue. This collection will be released on Felice’s newly launched label Mighty Hudson RecordsWarner Music Australia and truly captures Simone’s rare gift as a songsmith, poet and visionary.

This special anthology is vivid proof that Felice’s rabid cult following is sure to grow into the stuff of legend. ‘From the Violent Banks of the Kaaterskill’ includes raw ballads of squandered grace and dereliction, songs of transient lust and whispered hopes at last light, all delivered with a haunting urgency that speak directly to the wilderness we all possess within.

From The Violent Banks Of The Kaaterskill‘ showcases selected works from Simone’s extensive and breathtaking catalogue. Recorded live in the studio with guests including his brothers The Felice Brothers, Simone Felice was a founding member of The Felice Brothers, the internationally acclaimed Catskill Mountain based group whose seminal self-titled album remains one of the most influential works of this century’s indie-folk revival. Simone has also released albums as part of The Duke & The King, and two solo albums, and he’s worked with the likes of the Avett Brothers and Mumford & Sons, two of the many artists who are vocal in their love of Simone’s work.

In 2010 Simone underwent emergency open-heart surgery to halt the degenerative effects of a childhood fever. It was this dance with death – coupled with a need to tell his own story – which prompted him to walk the solo path. This special anthology is vivid proof that Felice’s rabid cult following is sure to grow into the stuff of legend. ‘From The Violent Banks Of The Kaaterskill’ includes raw ballads of squandered grace and dereliction, songs of transient lust and whispered hopes at last light, all delivered with a haunting urgency that speak directly to the wilderness we all possess within.

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