John Craigie – The Apocalypse Is Over

  • October 27, 2013

Modern day troubadour John Craigie spent most of past decade crisscrossing the United States and traveling abroad on tour. A singer, songwriter and storyteller, his songs are filled with memorable melodies and finely crafted, socially conscious lyrics about politics, modern life, and love. Craigie’s latest release, The Apocalypse Is Over, was influenced by time spent in New Orleans, resulting in the addition of horns, piano and other creole instruments to the mix. The album is filled with expressive vocals and instrumentation, showcasing Craigie’s own immense talent as well as the accomplished chops of his backing band. Highlights include: the toe-tapping opening track Innocent In My Arms; the plaintive ballad Rachel; the fun loving and determined We Ain’t Leaving This Bar, Patrick (Til We Find You Some Love); and the catchy I Wrote Mr. Tambourine Man. If you haven’t heard of John Craigie, I recommend you pick this one up followed by his back catalog. And if you have, then add this to your collection immediately. – Written by JFelton



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