Lure the Fox

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All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Although Lure the Fox is only a minimal step away from the sparse The Size of Planets in terms of the lushness of its arrangements, it sounds considerably more self-assured and mature than the South Dakota native's debut. Haley Bonar's close-mic'ed, gently twangy vocals remain front and center, sounding like the moody triangulation point between Gillian Welch, Aimee Mann and Neko Case. However, the multi-instrumentalist expands her arsenal beyond acoustic guitar and Fender Rhodes, adding more drums, a wider variety of keyboards, and increased roles for Alan Sparhawk's electric guitar and Chris Morrissey's bass. The songs remain basically the same as on the debut, favoring...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stewart Mason
Although Lure the Fox is only a minimal step away from the sparse The Size of Planets in terms of the lushness of its arrangements, it sounds considerably more self-assured and mature than the South Dakota native's debut. Haley Bonar's close-mic'ed, gently twangy vocals remain front and center, sounding like the moody triangulation point between Gillian Welch, Aimee Mann and Neko Case. However, the multi-instrumentalist expands her arsenal beyond acoustic guitar and Fender Rhodes, adding more drums, a wider variety of keyboards, and increased roles for Alan Sparhawk's electric guitar and Chris Morrissey's bass. The songs remain basically the same as on the debut, favoring floaty minor-key tunes and literate lyrics that tease themselves into the listener's mind rather than spelling themselves out. Fans of Shannon Wright, Laura Veirs or any of the above-named artists will find much to love here.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/31/2006
  • Label: Afternoon Records
  • UPC: 789577519824
  • Catalog Number: 75198
  • Sales rank: 78,747

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fox and Hound (3:08)
  2. 2 Random (2:59)
  3. 3 Hawaii (5:09)
  4. 4 Daisy Girls (3:07)
  5. 5 Us (4:14)
  6. 6 Captain Captain (3:41)
  7. 7 Give It Up (2:29)
  8. 8 Devilish Man (3:14)
  9. 9 Holiday in Outer Space (4:39)
  10. 10 Too Much Nothing (3:10)
  11. 11 Blue Ridge Mountains (6:09)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Haley Bonar Primary Artist, Guitar, Drums, Keyboards, Vocals
Alan Sparhawk Guitar
Dave King Drums
Chris Morrissey Bass, Background Vocals, Noise, Upright Bass
David Frankenfeld Drums
David Frankenfeld Drums
Technical Credits
Brent Sigmeth Engineer
Alan Sparhawk Engineer
Mary Lewis Executive Producer
Dave Gardner Mastering
Haley Bonar Producer, Audio Production
Chris Morrissey Audio Production
Bridget Riversmith Artwork
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