Lost Blues & Other Songs

Lost Blues & Other Songs

by Palace Music


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Lost Blues & Other Songs

Despite the overall excellence of albums like There Is No-One What Will Take Care of You and Viva Last Blues, Will Oldham tended to save his best Palace offerings for the group's singles; Lost Blues & Other Songs is a career-capping collection of those 7" releases which serves as a superb overview of the Palace project's mercurial history. Although a few stray tracks (like the German-only "Gezundheit," a cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Every Mother's Son," and the live Lounge Ax single) are MIA, the set includes all of the truly crucial Palace singles from the first (1993's "Ohio River Boat Song") to the last (1997's "Little Blue Eyes"), along with unreleased material like "Valentine's Day," "Lost Blues," and a more ragged rendition of the debut album's classic, "Riding." The highlights are many, but the true standouts are the anthemic cover of the Mekons' "Horses" and both sides of the "West Palm Beach"/"Gulf Shores" single, a luminously pastoral effort reminiscent of Red House Painters. A stunning recapitulation of a truly unique musical vision, Lost Blues & Other Songs is an essential record from an essential band.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/31/1997
Label: Drag City
UPC: 0781484011026
catalogNumber: 110

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Palace Music   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Grant Barger   Contributor
Doug Easley   Contributor
Chris Layton   Contributor
Paul Long   Producer
Davis McCain   Contributor
Britt Walford   Contributor
Roy Black   Contributor
Bob Nastanovich   Contributor
Steve Good   Contributor
Brian McMahan   Contributor
Paul Oldham   Contributor
Will Oldham   Contributor
David Pajo   Contributor
Rian Murphy   Contributor
Ned Oldham   Contributor
Aram Stith   Contributor
Eric Bates   Contributor
Adam ?   Contributor
Jason Hayden   Contributor
Jack Carneal   Contributor
Jason Stith   Contributor
Pooh Johnston   Contributor
Chris McLean   Engineer
Tiffany White   Contributor
Dave Trumfio   Contributor

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