Thursday, September 08, 2005

Show Post: In House #1446

Singer-songwriter Richard Swift's first two albums, Walking Without Effort and The Novelist were reissued this week as one double-album by Secretly Canadian records. The Collection, Vol. 1 is an outstanding introduction to the up-til-now obscure musician, featuring seventeen tracks summoning the ghosts of George Harrison and Harry Nilsson while Burt Bacharach and a young Tom Waits mix scotch & sodas in the corner.

In House #1446.
Airdate: 9/8/05
Focus: New release from Richard Swift, The Collection, Vol. 1, plus Antony & the Johnsons' I Am a Bird Now wins the 2005 Mercury Music Prize. Also, new music from Laura Veirs, Jose Gonzalez and more.

BONUS from today's show:
Jose Gonzalez from his new Veneer release- Crosses (MP3)



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