Time (The Revelator)

Gillian Welch - Time (The Revelator)
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Based on 6 reviews
2001 Ratings: #55 / 173
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Based on 25 ratings
2001 Ratings: #46
July 31, 2001 / Release Date
LP / Format
Acony / Label
Americana, Folk / Genres
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WildChameleon
87
This is probably my favourite album of Gillian Welch (the second is The Harrow and the harverst). Time (the Revelator) is a pretty accurate title from what you can except about the lyrics. This could be manly about the time passing while having conserved its roots. According to some interviews and commentaries, it can also be about being delusional against the promess of the future. Some other says that's about freedom. It's pretty funny that after nearly 20 years old no one can give a precise ... read more
JohnLouisHoward
97
everything is free, but this record is priceless.
87
One of the most relaxing albums I've ever heard, but an extremely profound one as well. Gillian Welch strikes gold by executing a simple formula to perfection -- straightforward, traditionalist country melodies, lovely harmonies, and simple acoustic arrangements that allow the focus to be on Welch's masterful lyrics. A must for country or folk fans.
musicmagpie55
75
'Everything is Free' is a prophecy about streaming services.

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Track List

  1. Revelator 
  2. My First Lover 
  3. Dear Someone 
  4. Red Clay Halo 
  5. April The 14th Part 1 
  6. I Want To Sing That Rock And Roll 
  7. Elvis Presley Blues 
  8. Ruination Day, Part 2 
  9. Everything Is Free
  10. I Dream A Highway
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