Curtis Harvey plays with the soul of a man beaten and beleaguered by time but never broken. His blend of acoustic folk and roots seems to pull out the most restless elements of the lonesome troubadour; rambling soft but never complacent. Often times Harvey hits just between the wearied delivery of Tom Petty's Americana divorce anthems on Wildflowers and the stark realities of his new labelmate Tom Brosseau. Not bad company to reside in, truth be told. With his humanism rolled up smartly in his sleeves, Harvey imparts a feeling of somehow listening to an old friend and at the same time looking into the face of a stranger. It'd easy to find the differences between Harvey's former work in Rex and Pullman and remark on how yet another of rock's players has embraced folk as the twinge of age besets him. However, Harvey wears the skin of folk so well that his professional past takes a backseat to his personal past as told through this collection of dusted originals.
[MP3] Curtis Harvey - Seen
[MP3] Curtis Harvey - Across The Sea
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