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Milk on the Moon

Greg BrownAudio CD
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Product Details

  • Audio CD (March 12, 2002)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Red House
  • ASIN: B000060P7E
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #183,306 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Greg Brown sounds like he has dirt beneath his fingernails, gravel in his throat, and stars in his eyes. Milk of the Moon, the 19th album of Brown's career, reasserts his dual status as both the bard of the heartland and the Barry White of folk-blues. It's the first Brown disc in a good while not to feature the smoky slide guitar of Bo Ramsey (who was busy recording and touring with Lucinda Williams), and the result is the simpler, spare sound of the tender, nostalgic ballad "Telling Stories" and the spine-tingling opener "Lull It Bye." There are some new touches, too: an organ on "Steady Love," a vocal distortion effect on "Let Me Be Your Gigolo" and "The Moon Is Nearly Full," and here and there the harmonies of Karen Savoca (who succeeds the likes of Prudence Johnson and Kate MacKenzie as Brown's female vocal foil). It may not match classics like Further In, The Poet Game, and In the Dark with You, but Milk of the Moon is a worthy addition to Brown's rich catalog. --Anders Smith Lindall

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Greg Does the Milky Way April 12, 2002
By Marina
Format:Audio CD
Veteran folkbard Greg Brown knows the dark and muddy places of the heart. On his latest Redhouse Recording, he sings of love found, lost, and better left alone. With ethereal vocal backup from Karen Savoca, and the sometimes structured, sometimes writhing backup from axe-ter Pete Heitzman, Greg's smoky voice alternately comforts, confronts, and condemns.
The recording visits dark blues ("The Moon is Nearly Full"), primitive country (a lilting "Lull it Bye", featuring just Greg and his banjo), even 60's Hammond Organ funk ("Steady Love"). In "Smell of Coffee", Greg paints a vivid minimalist picture, with just a few sharply defined strokes. In "Telling Stories", Greg does what Greg does best: conjures up a time, place and feel so real we can all drop by for a rest. For that, we thank him.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Back to the Grit March 14, 2002
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Greg Brown's new album comes up from the dirt and resonates in everyday life. He creates songs that bring you to a fireside with "Telling Stories" or he ponders the never-ending question of how love works with "Ashamed of our Love" and "Steady Love". It is kind of funny to say the Greg Brown has gone back to his roots because he is an artist that has always stuck to a pure form of songwriting but this album does reflect his earlier works. Greg Brown seems to effortlessly give his listeners outstanding songwriting time and time again.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars mellifluous and memorable January 17, 2003
Format:Audio CD
I got this album today and can't stop listening to it. "Telling Stories" and "Oh You" are two of the best songs I've heard in a long long time. Greg Brown's baritone, unlike some who have ended up that way after years of vocal abuse, seems natural and unforced. This album just flows, and is one of the best folk albums of the year.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Greg does it again!!!!! A future Country/Folk masterpiece September 28, 2002
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I had expected to just hear a typical Greg Brown album. ALWAYS PROFILIC. I was jamming to this new CD with a passion. This album could go down to be very well be one of the first new Folk "masterpiece" of the new century. Greg once again is true to his roots, as he does perform in a personal and warm premise. One of my favorite tracks would be "A Little Excited" (I hope when he performs in concert at McCabe's Guitar Shop in L.A. next time, he will perform that track) Heck, with an album of exceptional quality as this, who wouldn't be a "little excited" over ??? Peace - JG "The Bear"
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4.0 out of 5 stars Grit September 10, 2009
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Can you say "Chris Rea, The Road to Hell, 1989"? Love Chris, love Greg. If you like a gritty voice with plenty of emotion & something to say, you'll like this one.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Back to Form April 15, 2002
Format:Audio CD
Greg Brown is probably the only musician of whom I would say I am a fan. Generally, I feel affinity for albums rather than musicians. But I look forward to each release of Greg's because his music connects with me so frequently. Not every album does that, but more than is true of most musicians. For example, I thought his last album, "Covenant," was not up to his usual standards of songwriting and it didn't really connect with me.
"Milk of the Moon," on the other hand, is a step back toward "Poet Game" and "Further In" and "Slant 6 Mind," which are the albums I regard as his strongest and some of the best albums ever recorded by anyone. This one has a different sound and feel, which is not surprising since he is working with different musicians, a different producer, and in a different studio. But there is no mistaking it is still a Greg Brown record, and, for my money, it is an excellent one.
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