Delta Spirit On World Cafe : World Cafe Urgent and anthemic, "Trashcan" pulled at heartstrings back in 2008 when Delta Spirit dropped Ode To Sunshine. Its sophomore album, History From Below, builds on Sunshine's high-energy rock 'n' roll.
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Delta Spirit On World Cafe

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Delta Spirit On World Cafe

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Delta Spirit performs on the World Cafe Live.

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Set List

  • "Ballad of Vitaly"
  • "Bushwick Blues"
  • "Ransom Man"
  • "Trashcan"

Raw and energetic, Delta Spirit has built a reputation as spitfire, bar-room rompers with a compelling, spiritual lyricism. Trashcans and orchestral bass drums accent their hard-hitting live show. The band's rollicking twang and tight harmonies carry through to the record — History From Below is Delta Spirit's latest, a consistent follow-up to the anthem-filled Ode To Sunshine.

Matt Vasquez discusses the tale from the "Ballad of Vitaly" — a tragic narrative which the band put to song, a la Woody Guthrie — his admiration for historian Howard Zinn, and his casual collaboration with friends John McCauley of Deer Tick and Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes called MG and V. The band performed a set on the stage of World Cafe Live.

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Album
History From Below
Artist
Delta Spirit
Label
Rounder
Released
2010

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