A Perfect Day for a Funeral

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All Music Guide - John D. Luerssen
On his debut solo album, A Perfect Day for a Funeral, I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch in the House's frontman, Michael Dean Damron, reveals his more reflective, introspective side. Unlike the politically charged rock that he normally throws down with his primary band, Damron's intimate song cycle is pitched in the Americana style, and for the most part it works. He looks at love from opposite viewpoints, with "Montana" celebrating a relationship in its infancy, while the vitriolic title cut finds it all falling apart. Because Damron's heartfelt delivery lends itself to optimism "New Paint", despair "Blame It on the Whiskey", and soul-searching "Outlaw Song" alike, one hopes...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John D. Luerssen
On his debut solo album, A Perfect Day for a Funeral, I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch in the House's frontman, Michael Dean Damron, reveals his more reflective, introspective side. Unlike the politically charged rock that he normally throws down with his primary band, Damron's intimate song cycle is pitched in the Americana style, and for the most part it works. He looks at love from opposite viewpoints, with "Montana" celebrating a relationship in its infancy, while the vitriolic title cut finds it all falling apart. Because Damron's heartfelt delivery lends itself to optimism "New Paint", despair "Blame It on the Whiskey", and soul-searching "Outlaw Song" alike, one hopes he'll continue his solo pursuits. Only the blues romp "Miss Amphetamine" feels out of place, but as far as melodic departures go, A Perfect Day for a Funeral is a pretty good example.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/14/2005
  • Label: In Music We Trust
  • UPC: 678277094321
  • Catalog Number: 21
  • Sales rank: 325,541

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Little Girl Blue (3:50)
  2. 2 Spit (5:59)
  3. 3 A Perfect Day for a Funeral (4:44)
  4. 4 Pot to Piss In (3:48)
  5. 5 Montana (4:00)
  6. 6 Girl in a Box (3:42)
  7. 7 The Cape (3:09)
  8. 8 Blame It on the Whiskey (3:47)
  9. 9 Outlaw Song (3:39)
  10. 10 Miss Amphetamine (5:30)
  11. 11 New Paint (4:15)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Michael Dean Damron Primary Artist, Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
David Lipkind Harmonica
Mark Lemhouse Slide Guitar, Guitar (Resonator)
Flapjack Texas Drums
Lewi Longmire Organ, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electric Piano, Background Vocals, Guitar (Baritone)
Kris Deelane Background Vocals
Chris Hutton Percussion
D Rives. Curtwright Electric Guitar
Jessie Spero Drums
Matt Voth Double Bass
Technical Credits
Handsome Jon Burbank Engineer
Michael Dean Damron Composer
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