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Queen of the Minor Key / Eilen Jewell

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by Brett Fuzz, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Brett Fuzz

    Brett Fuzz Tele-Holic

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    Feb 10, 2012
    Melbourne, Australia
    Just heard this chick on local country radio.

    Never heard of her before but sounds great.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FihtGIRbLsI

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBni41NEVaQ

    Eilen Jewell continues to explore these sounds from the past, like she did on “Sea of Tears,” with the same kind of authenticity that Gillian Welch and David Rawlings evoke on their recordings. Jewell is the kind of artist that will be able to mine these and other musical landscapes for as long as she wishes, constantly discovering new facets to old diamonds. From beginning to end, Queen of the Minor Key is a dusky, brilliant, polished gem.
     
  2. hekawi

    hekawi Poster Extraordinaire

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    Apr 29, 2003
    greenville, sc
    My question: How did you ever hear anybody that good on the radio?
     
  3. Brett Fuzz

    Brett Fuzz Tele-Holic

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    Feb 10, 2012
    Melbourne, Australia
    I have a very good radio !

    (Actually, t'was ABC Country Radio where I heard her).;)
     
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  5. teleflyer

    teleflyer Tele-Meister

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  6. teleflyer

    teleflyer Tele-Meister

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    Aug 15, 2008
    Salzburg
    BTW Brett...thanks a lot for posting...

    just got her "Sea of Tears" album... to start with....and it is amazing...her delivery...her "band" Jerry Miller on guitar and excellent subtle drums and bass...
     
  7. Brett Fuzz

    Brett Fuzz Tele-Holic

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    Feb 10, 2012
    Melbourne, Australia
    No worries teleflyer,

    I think we will be hearing lots more from her!

    She is doing some gigs with Lucinda Williams I believe ?

    Cheers.:)
     
  8. Martin R

    Martin R Friend of Leo's

    Jun 26, 2008
    Albuquerque
    She's pretty well known in Americana circles. If she ever gets Down Under check her out. She has an awesome band.
     
  9. Brett Fuzz

    Brett Fuzz Tele-Holic

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    Feb 10, 2012
    Melbourne, Australia

    Hey Martin, that I will do.:)
     
  10. Hoodster

    Hoodster Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 3, 2007
    Oregon
    This is one of her best tunes, IMO, and some great work on the Gretsch here:

     
  11. greggorypeccary

    greggorypeccary Friend of Leo's

    Nov 16, 2006
    Raleigh, NC
    Been listening to her for a couple years, great stuff!

    Jerry Miller's solo record is really good too.
     
  12. orangeblossom

    orangeblossom Tele-Afflicted

    Thanks for that. She is awesome and you made my day.
     
  13. Mike Simpson

    Mike Simpson Poster Extraordinaire

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    Mar 19, 2006
    Gilbert, AZ (PHX)
    Great stuff... love the tremolo on the guitar on many tracks.
     
  14. Dave Hicks

    Dave Hicks Tele-Afflicted

    Yup - ordered her record based on this thread in its original incarnation + a bunch of U-tubes.

    D.H.
     
  15. King Creole

    King Creole Tele-Afflicted

    Jan 24, 2011
    Colorado
    The whole album is great. I bought it when it first came out and would have worn out the mp3s, if such a thing were possible. It's her best album yet. Great guitar work and performances all around.
     
  16. Hoodster

    Hoodster Tele-Afflicted

    Feb 3, 2007
    Oregon
    Another GREAT one:

     
  17. blowtorch

    blowtorch Doctor of Teleocity

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    She's coming to my area in a couple months. Amazing voice
     
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