Midnight At The Movies

Justin Townes Earle - Midnight At The Movies
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Based on 6 reviews
2009 Ratings: #143 / 834
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Based on 5 ratings
March 3, 2009 / Release Date
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Bloodshot Records / Label
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Justin Townes Earle has a whole lot to live up to, and this time it isn’t just his two famous names. In 2008, his first full-length release, The Good Life, was featured on several critics’ year-end lists and cemented Earle’s role as one of Americana’s best up-and-coming young artists. In the face of numerous accolades, it wouldn’t have been surprising had Earle chosen to rest on his laurels for a while. But here he is less than a year later with his sophomore effort, Midnight at the Movies. Like its predecessor, Movies combines pre-war folk, classic country, blues, indie pop, and even a hint of ragtime to create a sound that’s just as traditional as it is innovative.

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Track List

 

  1. Midnight at the Movies
  2. What I Mean To You
  3. They Killed John Henry
  4. Mama's Eyes
  5. Dirty Rag
  6. Can't Hardly Wait
  7. Black Eyed Suzy
  8. Poor Fool
  9. Halfway to Jackson
  10. Someday I'll Be Forgiven For This
  11. Walk Out
  12. Here We Go Again

 

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