Seeing Things

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
While previous albums have explored Lewis' prodigious fiddle talents and her ability to put a new spin on bluegrass music, Seeing Things zeroes in on her glorious voice and her ability to tell a story with it. Eight of the 11 tunes come from her pen; tunes like "The Refugee," "Kiss Me Before I Die," "Angel On His Shoulder," and "Bane and Balm" all show tremendous growth as a writer, while the opening "Blues Days, Sleepless Nights" bears strong comparison to her best bluegrass work. Tom Russel's "Manzanar" the story of a World War II Japanese POW, her duet with Cris Williamson on "Let the Bird Go Free" and the traditional "The Blackest Crow" set moods bleak, somber and ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Cub Koda
While previous albums have explored Lewis' prodigious fiddle talents and her ability to put a new spin on bluegrass music, Seeing Things zeroes in on her glorious voice and her ability to tell a story with it. Eight of the 11 tunes come from her pen; tunes like "The Refugee," "Kiss Me Before I Die," "Angel On His Shoulder," and "Bane and Balm" all show tremendous growth as a writer, while the opening "Blues Days, Sleepless Nights" bears strong comparison to her best bluegrass work. Tom Russel's "Manzanar" the story of a World War II Japanese POW, her duet with Cris Williamson on "Let the Bird Go Free" and the traditional "The Blackest Crow" set moods bleak, somber and ethereal. But mostly it comes down to Lewis' voice, an instrument of uncommon beauty, depth and versatility. This is one special album.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/5/1998
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661042841
  • Catalog Number: 610428

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Laurie Lewis Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Fiddle, Guitar, Gut String Guitar
Tony Furtado Slide Guitar
Kathy Kallick Background Vocals, Gut String Guitar
Darol Anger Strings, Violin
Cris Williamson Background Vocals, Gut String Guitar
Todd Phillips Acoustic Bass
Nina Gerber Guitar
Rob Ickes Guitar (Resonator)
Mike Marshall Guitar
Sally Van Meter Guitar, Guitar (Resonator)
Tom Rozum Mandolin, Background Vocals, Gut String Guitar
Bradley Jaye Williams Accordion
Billie Lee Lewis Drums
Technical Credits
Kathy Kallick Contributor
Laurie Lewis Producer
Cris Williamson Contributor
Rob Ickes Contributor
Ken Lee Mastering
Sally Van Meter Contributor
Tom Size Engineer
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