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Not one song on this album misses its mark. Truly a band on its way to great things!
"Trashcan," the first fully developed song on the album, is the sort of accomplishment that Delta Spirit spend the rest of the album trying to live up to. A lively rocker that propels itself on a ragtime piano melody and Vasquez's ragged voice, it wouldn't sound out of place blaring out of some desert saloon. The rhythm section is tight and the climactic choruses are what make rock great, all tinkly piano and a dirty guitar as Vasquez cathartically wails "my love is coming, I can barely hardly wait around." If you ever needed a more fitting definition of immediacy, you have one now.
Delta Spirit keeps the vigor up on following track "People C'mon," a track that relies on Vasquez's powerful vocals to support it even more so than "Trashcan", and he steps up to the plate admirably. The band shifts down a few gears on the slow strummer "House Built For Two," a song that succeeds on a beautiful piano melody and some of Vasquez's most heartfelt lyrics. You can practically picture a drunken, bearded piano man straight out of the Depression-era West belting this out to the equally drunk patrons.Read more ›
Turns out Delta Spirit are from California. So in my snobbery I cynically bought the album thinking thats probably the only decent song.........I stand here before you to say, I was a fool (in many ways)
How can I describe this album?....well in a few words....IT ENDS TOO SOON!
I cant remember an album that had so many instant YES moments. YES! thank good for great music moments!
This is an AMAZING Album that should be picked up straight away.
My prejudice is gone! AMAZING FROM BEGINNING TO END!
GET IT NOW!
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Delta Spirit is one of the great American bands around right now. This, their debut full length is full of promise and is a great, fun album.Published 10 months ago by smelbarr
What a great album. Side A is a gem start to finish with Trashcan being my new favorite song. It really is a solid record start to finish--it is in the heavy played rotation at my... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Brian Zook
Delta Spirit kept showing up on my Pandora station, and finally I decided to check out the cd. It's one of my new favorite CDs.Published on December 18, 2013 by Tara Steinmetz
This CD is truly one of a kind. Many different type of music here and all enjoyable. Title track reminds of mixture of The Band and CCR. Buy it!!Published on October 17, 2013 by Musictu Myear
This is one of my favorite albums. Wonderfully written and executed. This is just plain fun to listen to. Read morePublished on September 17, 2013 by Wintermoon
Great tunes. These guys are great! I bought this album after hearing them at a bar and I'm really pleased with the whole album.Published on August 12, 2013 by Amazon Customer
Excellent band. Thank you for this product. I enjoy it tremendously and look forward to my next purchase. Thanks again.Published on August 5, 2013 by Del-mari Fransson
The more I listen to this record the more I like it. Delta Spirit makes some really good music people.Published on July 21, 2013 by Golddustwoman
I fell in love with a few songs from Delta Spirit on Youtube, so i bought their first full length album, "Ode to Sunshine" which has become one of my favorite albums of all time. Read morePublished on December 27, 2012 by John Rutkai