||Resist Temptation CD (2008) |
John Christensen CD discography ----- from the Isthmus 10/31/08;
It's been more than 20 years since Sims Delaney-Pothoff founded the Madison gypsy swing outfit Harmonious Wail. Over the years, he's used his formidable talent as a mandolin, guitar and ukulele player to shape the sound of one of Madison's most enduringly creative bands.
On Resist Temptation, Harmonious Wail has assembled a collection of originals and interpretations of rock songs by artists such as Tom Waits, the Velvet Underground, the Band and Steely Dan.
The album is a testament to the ensemble's confidence and instrumental prowess. Every track is a spacious and airy composition. Strings, upright bass and the sultry ...