GospelbeacH :: Another Winter Alive

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GospelbeacH, de groep van Brent Rademaker (Beachwood Sparks), komt na twee formidabele platen vol met westcoast pop, nu met een tussendoortje: Another Winter Alive. Vijf niet eerder uitgebrachte studio-opnames en vijf live-nummers. Uitschieters zijn een cover van ex-bandlid Neal Casal’s Freeway To The Canyon en een eerder alleen op vinyl verkrijgbare versie van Runnin’ Blind. Daar bereikt hun Grateful Dead ontmoet Crosby, Stills & Nash-aanpak grote hoogtes. Maar ook de rest mag er zijn. Another Winter Alive is een tussendoortje van hoog niveau.

Returning with their latest missive, California’s GospelbeacH reflects on the Golden State’s sundrenched rock and roll dream on their new album ‘Another Winter Alive’. The band’s prestigious collective resume includes members of Beachwood Sparks, The Tyde, Further, Ryan Adams and Cardinals, Everest, and the Chris Robinson Brotherhood – dispelling any notions of supergroup self-indulgence or side-project slumming – GospelbeacH’s warm, upbeat songcraft sounds invitingly low-key and truly collaborative.

‘Another Winter Alive’ features five previously unreleased songs from the ‘Another Summer Of Love’ sessions, as well as five live songs recorded in London during their ‘California Fantasy’ tour. GospelbeacH also pays homage to friend and founding member Neal Casal on the album’s opener covering his most well-known song “Freeway To The Canyon”. Replete with cascading piano melodies and pedal steel guitars, the gorgeous cosmic country hue of the record’s first single “Down South” is a perfect gateway to the band’s marked sense of harmony and melodic hooks. The album’s second half features stripped down versions of songs from GospelbeacH’s debut ‘Pacific Surf Line’ further highlighting their stylistic range and uncanny, instinctive live chemistry.

Tracks
Freeway To The Canyon
Down South
Runnin’Blind
Change Of Heart
Dreamin
California Steamer
Out Of My Mind (on Cope & Reed)
Miller Lite
In The Desert
You’re Already Home

One Sheet
Gospelbeach-one_sheet.pdf

Bio
Gospelbeach-bio.pdf

Links
http://www.alive-records.com/artist/gospelbeach

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