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The word 'artist' these days is used to refer to pretty much any musician, but few songwriters or performers approach their musical life with the degree of intense concern as does Jesse Sykes. Although originally a visual artist (she holds a degree in photography from the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design), Sykes sings that "only music sets my soul free.” She's ... Read more in Amazon's Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter Store

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  • Audio CD (August 2, 2011)
  • Original Release Date: 2011
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Station Grey Records
  • ASIN: B0055IU3NQ
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #235,030 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Editorial Reviews

2011 album from the Seattle-based Alt-Country/Folk singer/songwriter and her band which features former Whiskeytown and Walkabouts personnel. On Marble Son, Sykes and Co. have ventured into darker territory, creating a bizarre and beautiful mix of '70s Country Rock and heavy-doom; timeless and yet wonderfully avant-garde.. Marble Son is the long-awaited follow-up to her 2007 album Like, Love, Lust & The Open Halls Of The Soul.

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And the instrumentals are fantastic.
Jetmaker
The songwriting is great the production is amazing and the guitar work is just unbelievable.
GB
I"ve been listening to this constantly since I bought it !
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By D. Hansen on August 4, 2011
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Anyone who'd rather watch a Kirusawa film over the latest "Transformers" should fall in love with this record! Marble Son is a fantastic achievement and if symmetry and balance are laws of nature--this record and band's reputation will inevitably ascend to legendary heights. It really doesn't matter how you listen to it--sit down, dig in, and let it take you on a journey or put it on in the other room--it will get under your skin leaving you unwittingly transformed and longing for more. It's classic yet progressive, and somehow timeless--carrying you into a dream world of diverse aural ecosystems, leading you from primeval forest to stormy, windswept beaches to sunlit meadows. Each song is a uniquely inspired experience and collectively become a stunning soundtrack capturing a time of mesmerizing human achievements mirrored by equally apalling tragedy. It's sophisticated but not isolating--marrying good ol' rattle your bones rock and roll (and guitar work with the heart, soul, skill, and desperation not seen since Richards and Page), with elements of classical, folk, and blues in the tradition of Gershwin. And in keeping with Shakespeare's forte--Sykes proves entertainment doesn't need to be emotionally vapid to be downright addictive. Marble Son is a salve for anyone who longs for the days when rock and roll artists testified; pulled up to your house with tires squealing, threw you in and dragged you along for what was sure to be a harrowing, yet unforgettable experience. Marble Son is the most satisfying album I've heard in years, yet I'm left with the distinct impression there's a lot more to come--that even as I write this, Sykes & Co are frantically taking stock of their apparently bottomless musical arsenal, desperate to create new soundscapes that are rich and powerful enough to illuminate the depths of Sykes' sage visions.
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Jetmaker on August 4, 2011
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Describing Jesse Sykes as Alt-Country of Folk is a crime. Makes you think of Steve Earle in a dress. This is like Radiohead meets GY!BE meets Led Zeppelin meets... I don't know... a hugely talented female singer? And not just a singer. An artist. These are some beautiful lyrics with some depth and meaning. And the instrumentals are fantastic. I heard one track from this on a local radio station and bought it on a whim. I certainly didn't expect such a completely enjoyable album. On my first listen I was bummed when the last track ended... I wanted it to go on. This is really an excellent album.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By GB on October 28, 2012
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This is one of the best cds in years. The songwriting is great the production is amazing and the guitar work is just unbelievable. There isn't another band out there that sounds like this album. Originally they were a much more folky/alt country sounding band and those albums are also very good but this one stands apart because it is so creative and unique. The guitar work can best be described as psychedelic but I am not even sure if that is quite an accurate accounting. At times it reminds me of John Cippolina of Quicksilver fame but that is about the closest thing I can think of. I don't know who to compare it to, I think all I can do is just say try it and see if you agree with me that it is brilliant. We were lucky enough to see her perform at our local record store here today and they were amazing so if you get a chance to see them live I can't recommend them high enough. Just great! Get this cd and enjoy.
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By Electric Eclectic on July 9, 2014
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I am still learning to listen to her music but Jesse Sykes is worth trying out.
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What I find most remarkable about this exquisite album is it's ability to take me back to Berkeley CA in the late 60's.

I've never heard an album in the last thirty years which captured the flavor of that scene as perfectly as this one does. You can smell the patchouli oil and incense. You can see the blacklight posters on the wall. You can almost see the colors fan across the room as you wave your hand in front of your face. Some of you will grasp that notion, some won't and I appreciate that.

A gorgeous accomplishment, this CD.
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