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Following 2011’s Kiss Each Other Clean, which debuted at number two on the US Billboard chart, Ghost on Ghost is to be the fifth studio album from Austin-based Sam Beam.
While Rolling Stone said of Kiss Each Other Clean that “pop music hadn’t seen anything like it since the heyday of Cat Stevens,” and Pitchfork said it “more closely resembles the lush, gold-toned singer songwriter records of the late 60s and early 70s —Astral Weeks, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”, Beam felt it time to...
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While Sam Beam’s early albums as Iron & Wine were sparse, intimate solo affairs, his highly praised The Shepherd’s Dog (2007) introduced layered textures and poly-rhythmic sounds that allowed his lyrics to spring to life. It’s only natural, then, that Beam would want to take this sonic collage and build upon it for his 4AD debut album, Kiss Each Other Clean (2011).
An even brighter and more focused record, it retains the idiosyncratic elements that make Iron & Wine such an engaging...
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Featured on Ghost On Ghost, 'Grace For Saints And Ramblers' was also released as a 7".
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Iron & Wine will release Morning Becomes Eclectic, a limited edition vinyl version of their KCRW session from earlier this year, outside the US on December 5th.
The session, which was recorded at The Village Recording Studio on January 26th and hosted by KCRW’s Music Director, Jason Bentley, was originally broadcast live in Los Angeles on 89.9 FM and at KCRW.COM. The session includes an interview with Sam Beam, along with songs from his band’s latest album, Kiss Each Other Clean, as well as...
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'Tree By The River' was the first single to be lifted from Iron & Wine's debut album for 4AD, Kiss Each Other Clean. Released ahead of a comprehensive UK tour from the band, the album version of the track featured on a 7" alongside a live session version of the same song on the B side.
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‘Walking Far From Home’ was the first single to be taken from Iron & Wine's first album for 4AD, Kiss Each Other Clean. The single version comes backed by two non-album tracks, ‘Biting Your Tail’ and ‘Summer In Savannah’ (download only).
‘Walking Far From Home’ was released on both 7” and as a download on January 17th, with the album arriving the following week.
Iron & Wine, the work of Austin-based Sam Beam, released their fourth album, Kiss Each Other Clean through 4AD in January 2011. Somewhat of a departure from earlier recordings and representing an expansion of the ideas explored on last album The Shepherd's Dog, the record saw Beam's often stripped-back compositions development into ornate arrangements/ Live performances also saw Beam joined...