What In The Natural World

Jake Xerxes Fussell - What In The Natural World
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2017 Ratings: #21 / 887
User Score
Based on 12 ratings
Liked by 1 person
March 31, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Paradise of Bachelors / Label
Folk, Americana / Genres
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heavymetalbumma
90
I know that he isn't a complete unknown but Xerxes has always been one of my "hidden gems" that feels uniquely special to me. He is one of the few artists imo who strikes gold in a neomodern sense, bringing classic songs to the current age with a strange sense of originality and wit. The storytelling here is pretty impeccable and it's really easy to get lost in his web or just appreciate the beauty of the songs from a casual-distance. I absolutely love his guitar playing, tone, ... read more
89
A slow burn that grew on me with every listen. LOVE IT!
WildChameleon
77
First comments :

+ Another cool folk/americana album !
+ Very pleasant vocals ...
+ Good balance between familiar/Personal textures ...

- ... But not transcendent
- ... too much "déjè-vu" ? (especially this year because of the huge amount of folky albums).
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Track List

  1. Jump for Joy
  2. Have You Ever Seen Peaches Growing on a Sweet Potato Vine?
  3. Pinnacle Mountain Silver Mine
  4. Furniture Man
  5. Bells of Rhymney
  6. Billy Button
  7. Canyoneers
  8. St. Brendan's Isle
  9. Lowe Bonnie
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Added on: March 23, 2017