Download "Fire" by Spirits of the Red City (Right-click or control-click to save to your computer).
Spirits of the Red City is a sprawling, nine-member collective that plays creaky but beautiful acoustic music, steeped in Americana. Despite the group's size, the band — which is scattered across Minnesota, New York and Alaska — plays with the airy intimacy and elegance of a minimalist duo, with wistful themes and relatively spare orchestrations: a simple cello line, a gently strummed guitar or a lonely fiddle. Spirits of the Red City singer Will Garrison has a whiskey-soaked voice that's a little weary but full of honesty and passion. I just love it.
This is one of the standout tracks from the band's new album, Hunter Moon. It's called "Fire."
Read more about Spirits of the Red City at the band's Web site.
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