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Head & Heart


Download links and information about Head & Heart by Luka Bloom. This album was released in 2014 and it belongs to Rock, World Music, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk, Folk genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 48:12 minutes.

Artist: Luka Bloom
Release date: 2014
Genre: Rock, World Music, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk, Folk
Tracks: 12
Duration: 48:12
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No. Title Length
1. Head and Heart 3:26
2. Banks of the Lee 4:13
3. Every Grain of Sand 4:14
4. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 3:17
5. Give You Wings 5:02
6. Gentle On My Mind 3:57
7. My Wild Irish Rose 4:14
8. Lonesome Robin 4:12
9. And I Love You So 4:13
10. Liffeyside 3:51
11. Danny Boy 3:17
12. The Joy of Living 4:16



When a talented singer like Luka Bloom decides to make a record for fun, it can’t help but be an enjoyable experience for all involved. Several songs here were recorded at Bloom’s home; others were recorded at his colleague Brian Masterson’s house, with the remaining half of the album cut in Wicklow over two days with The Phil Ware Trio. Bloom contributes just two originals: “Liffeyside” (his tribute to the town of Newbridge, where he grew up) and “Give You Wings” (his lament for the Belgian children who lost their lives in a 2012 bus crash in Switzerland, and the families that live with the anguish). The remaining songs were favorites. Traditionals like “My Wild Irish Rose” and “Danny Boy” sound refreshed. Bob Dylan’s “Every Grain of Sand,” Ewan MacColl’s “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face,” and John Hartford’s “Gentle on My Mind” are given unique takes that illustrate Bloom’s love for the material and his remarkable interpretive skills.