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Railroad Earth

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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Railroad Earth's sixth full-length outing finds the New Jersey-based progressive folk-rockers in fine form, tastefully building organic, sonic backdrops around lead vocalist Todd Sheaffer's rich, Americana-influenced narratives. Both classic and forward-thinking, the band may be steeped in common jam band trappings the nearly 12-minute instrumental "Spring-Heeled Jack" would be far more interesting in a live setting, but between the epic steel-rail journey of "The Jupiter & the 119," the mournful Celtic-inspired balladry of "On the Banks," and the Liege & Lief-era Fairport Convention swing of "Lone Croft Farewell," Railroad Earth have both the chops and...
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All Music Guide - James Christopher Monger
Railroad Earth's sixth full-length outing finds the New Jersey-based progressive folk-rockers in fine form, tastefully building organic, sonic backdrops around lead vocalist Todd Sheaffer's rich, Americana-influenced narratives. Both classic and forward-thinking, the band may be steeped in common jam band trappings the nearly 12-minute instrumental "Spring-Heeled Jack" would be far more interesting in a live setting, but between the epic steel-rail journey of "The Jupiter & the 119," the mournful Celtic-inspired balladry of "On the Banks," and the Liege & Lief-era Fairport Convention swing of "Lone Croft Farewell," Railroad Earth have both the chops and the amiable gait of a group of musicians who know each other inside out, coming off as authentic enough for traditionalists and noodly enough for die-hard Phish phans and Deadheads.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/2010
  • Label: One Haven Music
  • UPC: 855105002073
  • Catalog Number: 109
  • Sales rank: 60,007

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Railroad Earth Primary Artist
Todd Sheaffer Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Tim Carbone Violin, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
John Skehan Bouzouki, Mandolin, Vocals, Group Member
Carey Harmon Percussion, Drums, Vocals, Group Member
Andy Goessling Acoustic Guitar, Banjo, Dobro, Electric Guitar, Vocals, Lap Steel Guitar, Group Member
Andrew Altman Electric Bass, Upright Bass, Group Member
Technical Credits
Brian Ross Executive Producer, Management
Brady Rymer Composer
Angelo Montrone Producer, Engineer, Mastering
Todd Sheaffer Composer
John Skehan Composer
Jonathan Chang Executive Producer
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