No Curses Here
Download links and information about No Curses Here by Noe Venable. This album was released in 2000 and it belongs to Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 51:04 minutes.
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|1.||Five On the Dime||2:50|
|3.||Papa Ain't Comin' Home||4:12|
|5.||Paint Mine Blue||4:24|
|6.||The Man With the Disease||4:46|
|7.||3 AM Call||5:31|
|9.||You Talkin' To Me?||2:58|
|10.||Broken Bird, Broken Bird||3:29|
|11.||Starboy Coming Soon||4:35|
No Curses Here opens with a slinky, Eastern-tinged acoustic guitar phrase, metronomic high-hat hits, and Venable's image-laden beat poetry. "I saw a man fall through the street at Leavenworth and Eddy," she recites, and though her voice could be that of a teenager's, she manages throughout the album to convey a piercing vision and a wisdom that belies her years. The singer/songwriter is blessed by having a cracking band supporting her and a top-notch producer manning the helm. Scott Amendola (drums), Viktor Krauss (bass), Tom Meshishnek (guitar), and Alan Lin (violin) are incredibly versatile musicians, providing rock-solid foundations for all the tunes, whether Venable's flirting with jazz, country rock, or the blues. And veteran producer Lee Townshend gives to every song a rich, seductive sound that makes the mostly strong material all the more inviting. Highlights include "Jawbone Canyon," with verses that lazily waltz into singularly lovely pre-chorus sections, Venable delivering one of her most lovely and angelic vocal lines; you practically want to hold aloft your lighter during the chorus itself. The singer also shows she needs nothing more than a couple of well-played guitars to create a haunting soundscape, as in the troubled "Mr. Viper." It's melancholic jazz chords and subtly disturbing lyrics linger for some time in the listener's mind. No Curses Here is a surprisingly strong debut album that leaves you wondering to what heights the talented bandleader will climb.