Amps For Christ - Circuits
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“Comprised of stellar originals, Scottish, English and North American folk songs and Child ballads, biblical lore, and choice pop folk cover tunes, Circuits is singular in its approach. Heavily referencing Steeleye Span and Pentangle’s moves in working with songs of the British Isles, as well as Jean Ritchie and North American Appalachian songlines in general, as well as DIY nosenik modalities, AFC uniquely adds to the history of these songlines.” (Turned Word)

From the archives; A freshly ripped Flac / 320 offering of the very best album by Amps for Christ. Woefully out of print for years, now, Circuits was recently remastered by the superlative Timothy Stollenwerk for a fancy new double LP reissue (its first time on wax!) by Turned Word / Water Wing, and featuring a full side of primo bonus material. I highly recommend you snatch one up, while the gettin’ is still good. This rip, though, is straight from the original cd, which is one of the very few plastic discs I kept around after my college daze. I’m basically re-upping this because it still appears to be OOP in any digital format. If anyone from AFC, Vermiform, et al, wants this masterpiece back down, please just say the word — Your wish is my command. Paz.

Release Information
Year: 1999.
Country: USA.
Label: Vermiform.
Tracklist
1. Sweet William And Lady Margaret 6:36
2. Citys Of Refuge 1:16
3. Janitor Of Lunacy 3:18
4. The Grey Funnel Line 2:38
5. Colors 1:57
6. The Blacksmith 3:09
7. Edward 2:43
8. Wishful Thinking 1:30
9. Memorial Immemorial 2:36
10. Eyes That Shine 3:10
11. Detrimental Anisthesia 1:07
12. The Wife Of Usher's Well 2:53
13. Over The Hills Of Marshall 2:20
14. Echolocation 2:26
15. Chinese Fascination With Westerns 1:45
16. Moondog 1:17
17. Esau's Blessing 0:55
18. The Cruel Sister 4:32
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Comments (4)

4 Responses

  1. Zen says:

    Wow, thanks for turning me on to this one. Keep fightin’ the good fight.

  2. Daniel Cecil says:

    Really digging this one. Thanks for the re-up!

  3. Anonymous says:

    I’m unfamiliar with this, but it sounds intriguing. Thanks very much. Always something interesting on your blog.

  4. Caspar says:

    Thanks – Never heard of this before, but it’s remarkable stuff.

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