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Free Somehow


Download links and information about Free Somehow by Widespread Panic. This album was released in 2008 and it belongs to Rock, Rock & Roll genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 01:00:11 minutes.

Artist: Widespread Panic
Release date: 2008
Genre: Rock, Rock & Roll
Tracks: 11
Duration: 01:00:11
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No. Title Length
1. Boom Boom Boom 4:25
2. Walk On the Flood 6:53
3. Angels On High 7:13
4. Three Candles 5:00
5. Tickle the Truth 5:15
6. Free Somehow 4:43
7. Flicker 4:57
8. Dark Day Program 5:57
9. Her Dance Needs No Body 8:19
10. Already Fried 3:43
11. Up All Night 3:46



What does a Widespread Panic fan wish for each time the veteran jam band releases a new album? A sustained flash of the sonic alchemy they achieve on stage and Free Somehow (2008) fares well by this standard thanks to Terry Manning’s vivid production and the more integrated presence of recent guitar recruit Jimmy Herring. In the past, the band has released uneven albums with limited appeal beyond Panic’s hardcore faithful. This time, singer/bandleader John Bell digs deeper and draws more blood, particularly with his songwriting. He works well with extremes, leaping with wide-eyed agility from the trashy boogie-strut of “Boom Boom Boom” to the mournful country-rock of the title track. Equally vital is the improved ensemble work captured on roaring work-outs like “Flicker” and “Walk On the Flood,” as well as on more textured excursions like the jazzy “Angels On High” and the disquieting “Dark Day Program.” The band’s extended flights rarely lose altitude here, with the ornately orchestrated “Her Dance Needs No Body” achieving particular brilliance over its eight-plus minutes.