RIYL: Kevin Morby, My Morning Jacket, Cass McCombs
Label: Mama Bird Recording Co.
“Love makes people walk differently, doesn’t it? James walks on the skyway.”
Nashville singer/songwriter James Wallace identifies his craft as ‘gospel noise’, a bounty of soaring pianos, guitars and vocal harmonies extending their sound waves to the heavens. There’s a southern cosmic purity in Wallace’s vibe, a kinship to artists like Kevin Morby, Cass McCombs and Deer Tick. Skyway Man follows up his 2017 debut with a brand new 10-tracker called The World Only Ends When You Die. If the comparisons are getting you excited, then you’re gonna love the first available tune Muddy Water. Check it out below.
Mama Bird Recording Co. has 500 copies of the record on “shimmering void” vinyl, a tasteful black and gold splatter colorway. If and when those are all gone, there are 500 more on black wax. You should have plenty of time before those are gone, but…BUT…the first 100 buyers are going to get a wonderful pamphlet featuring track-by-track illuminated manuscripts illustrated by Kevin Hooyman. At $20 for the whole deal, that’s a damn good deal. Grab a slab after the ‘buy’ link.
First pressing on limited edition 180g "Shimmering Void" (black splatter on gold) LP variant. Package includes download card, lyric innersleeve and risograph print.
***First 100 pre-orders get a pamphlet featuring track-by-track illuminated manuscripts illustrated by Kevin Hooyman***
Item ships out on or around October 19, 2020
Edition of 500.
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive