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Hard Luck Stories


Download links and information about Hard Luck Stories by Ike Reilly. This album was released in 2009 and it belongs to Rock, Hard Rock, Indie Rock, Rock & Roll, Heavy Metal, Alternative genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 42:50 minutes.

Artist: Ike Reilly
Release date: 2009
Genre: Rock, Hard Rock, Indie Rock, Rock & Roll, Heavy Metal, Alternative
Tracks: 10
Duration: 42:50
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No. Title Length
1. Morning Glory 3:32
2. 7 Come 11 3:12
3. Girls In the Backroom 4:09
4. Lights Out (Anything Goes) 4:19
5. The War On the Terror and Drugs 5:05
6. Good Work 4:42
7. Ballad of Jack and Haley 4:49
8. The Reformed Church of the Assault Rifle Band 4:25
9. Sheet Metal Moon 3:38
10. The Golden Corner 4:59



Ike Reilly is a folksinger for the modern age — which means he operates with a loud, vicious backing band and doesn’t mince words. No matter the raucous heartland rock blare of his band, Reilly sings loud and clear in a voice that’s firmly Dylanesque. He’s not looking for misunderstandings. This is his turf. The guy who works his magic on the ladies for “Morning Glory” doesn’t quite have the fangs for the job, while the Romeo of “7 Come 11” shifts from sad to pathetic. The barroom swagger of “The War on the Terror and Drugs” leaves plenty of room for Reilly’s strenuous singing to explain the world he’s struggling to understand. With Shooter Jennings along for the ride, the two slide from world events to women. “Good Work” squirts out a messy blues groove as a recent high school graduate looks for work. “Ballad of Jack and Haley” examines the War on Drugs, its penal code and its effect on people too young to understand the consequences.