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Elsie album for sale by Horrible Crowes was released Sep 06, 2011 on the Side One Dummy label. Fans tend to tout Brian Fallon as punk rock's very own Bruce Springsteen, with songs that split the difference between the Boss' heartland rock and New Jersey's 21st century punk revival. The Springsteen similarities don't stop with Elsie, the first release from Fallon's Horrible Crowes side project, but they're less evident; if anything, these songs sound less like the product of Born to Run-era E Street Band and more like Springsteen's solo ruminations circa Nebraska. Elsie CD music The music is smoky and slow-moving, with sparse, acoustic-heavy arrangements replacing the Gaslight Anthem's tattooed electric stomp. Of course, everything is filtered through Fallon's punk rock instincts, meaning many of the tunes begin as ballads before building themselves into something louder, with Fallon switching from a rumbling baritone to a gritty semi-scream. Elsie buy CD music The Gaslight Anthem's guitar tech, Ian Perkins, handles bass and slide guitar, and a handful of guest musicians add mood elements like trumpet, timpani, and accordion. Still, Elsie functions best as a display of Fallon's underused bottom register and acoustic songwriting skills, proving that slowing things down once in a while can still be a punk rock move. ~ Andrew Leahey Rolling Stone (p. 81) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Fallon drops his trademark cheap-scotch growl to a whisper, singing about loneliness and missed opportunities."
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Spin (p. 76) - "Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon uses the Horrible Crowes moniker to dial down the volume on his personal brand of heartland rock."
Alternative Press (p. 107) - 4.5 stars out of 5 -- "'Cherry Blossoms' is a subtly gorgeous, Tom Waits-esque ballad...". Uncut (magazine) (p. 90) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The primary revelation of ELSIE is Fallon's voice.... ...See Full Description
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||A very good album|
Elsie songs A very good album. A lot softer than Gaslight Anthem, but well worth the money.
By thecanadiangoodwills (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)
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Elsie songs Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||8562541|
|Label||Side One Dummy|
|Release Date||Sep 06, 2011|