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Mike Gordon - The Green Sparrow

Mike Gordon The Green Sparrow
Mike Gordon - The Green Sparrow
(CD/LP) Rounder Records, 2008-08-05

Tracklisting :
01. Another Door 3:39
02. Voices 5:19
03. Dig Further Down 4:00
04. Pretend 4:08
05. Traveled Too Far 4:33
06. Andelmans' Yard 6:13
07. Radar Blip 5:04
08. Morphing Again 3:38
09. Jaded 3:07
10. Sound 4:35

Links :
Excellent interview on

Press Release :
After dedicating all of 2007 to writing The Green Sparrow, the end result is an eclectic album boasting his skillful assimilation of free-form rock & roll, calypso, pop and funk that showcases an unexpected side to Gordon's songwriting. Recorded at Mike's home studio in Vermont and mixed at The Barn, The Green Sparrow features special guests Chuck Leavell, Trey Anastasio and Page McConnell, Bill Kreutzmann, Ivan Neville and horn players from Antibalas.

From the deeply rooted funk of "Radar Blip" to the rousing intricacies of "Andelmans' Yard," from the spirited rock of "Traveled Too Far" to the punch of "Another Door," The Green Sparrow is a playful album from an artist who continually reveals new layers of far-reaching invention.


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