Sunday 4 December 2011

Archived MoodGenres


Josh Ritter - Wings: Artist Info - Buy
Jesse DeNatale - Bohemian Ghosts: Artist Info
James McMurtry - Choctaw Bingo: Artist Info - Buy
Comrade Fatso & Chabvondoka - Bread & Roses: Artist Info - Buy
Darrell Scott - After All: Artist Info - Buy
Martin Sexton - Sugarcoating: Artist Info - Buy
Todd Snider - The Ballad of the Kingsmen: Artist Info - Buy
Ron Hynes - Dry: Artist Info - Buy
Jimmy Rankin - Farewell To Nova Scotia: Artist Info
Jeffrey Foucault - Cross Of Flowers: Artist Info - Buy
Murray McLauchlan - Down By The Henry Moore: Artist Info - Buy
Emilie-Claire Barlow - Aint Nobody Here But Us Chickens: Artist Info


Eddi Reader - All Or Nothing: Artist Info - Buy
Cat Power - The Greatest: Artist Info - Buy
Catherine MacLellan - Water In The Ground: Artist Info
Fisher - I Will Love You: Artist Info - Buy
Romina Di Gasbarro - Corner Of Heaven: Artist Info - Buy
Neko Case - Maybe Sparrow: Artist Info - Buy
Marta Pacek - These Days: Artist Info
Vienna Teng - Lullabye For A Stormy Night: Artist Info
Carla Bruni - Before The World Was Made: Artist Info - Buy
Karen Dalton - Little Bit Of Rain: Artist Info - Buy
Eddi Reader - What You Do With What You've Got: Artist Info - Buy
Mary Black - My Youngest Son Came Home Today: Artist Info - Buy
Mariza - Loucura: Artist Info - Buy
Alanna Cherote - Tommy: Artist Info - Buy
Thea Gilmore - I'm Not Down: Artist Info - Buy


Salif Keita - Iniagige: A depth of soulful expression that few anywhere can match. Artist Info - Buy

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields - Faure's Requiem, Op.48 - 4. Pie Jesu: From Faure's gorgeous Requiem, "dominated from beginning to end by a very human feeling of faith in eternal rest." Artist Info - Buy

Bob Dylan - Every Grain of Sand: Gorgeous harmonica over an intimate self-portrait of a man either questioning or reaffirming his wavering faith. Artist Info - Buy

Peter Gabriel - Passion: I'll have what Nusrat's having. Artist Info - Buy

Jah Wobble & Temple of Sound - Hayati: Hayati in Arabic means either "my love" or "my life", depending on the context. You be the judge. Artist Info - Buy

Debashish Bhattacharya & Bob Brozman - Sujan Re: From the album Mahima, which means "divine inspiration through artistic creation". Works for me. Artist Info - Buy

Indigo Girls: History of Us: With the half moon "bleeding its light like a lamb...we must love while these moments are still called today". Artist Info - Buy

Eddi Reader - What You Do With What You've Got: By the grace of this song alone, Eddi should be nominated for angelhood. Builds to an exquisite finish. Artist Info - Buy

Horace Andy - Love Is The Light: Social justice, spiritualism, and a simple positive message all wrapped into one. Artist Info

Joe Bataan - The Prayer: "Dedicated to all the sinners all over the world. And that means, everybody". Amen to that, Joe! Artist Info - Buy

Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head I Hear Music In The Air: I think I hear it too, Sister Rosetta! Artist Info - Buy

Steve Earle & The Del McCoury Band - Pilgrim: Envelopes even the coldest heart in a warm blanket of spirit. Artist Info - Buy

Robbie Robertson & The Red Road Ensemble - Coyote Dance: What one of the original North American spiritual celebrations might have sounded like. Artist Info - Buy

Patty Griffin - Mary: An ode to the mothers everywhere, focused here on one mother in particular. Artist Info - Buy

Bill Monroe & The Blue Grass Boys - Angels Rock Me to Sleep: Swee-eet. Artist Info - Buy

Emmylou Harris - Green Pastures: Sounds like they're pretty close to that heavenly shore already... Artist Info - Buy

Willie Nelson with Ray Charles - Seven Spanish Angels: How can you go wrong with two legends like Willie and Ray singing about angels? Artist Info - Buy

Fantan Mojah - Hail The King: Praise music for Haile Selassie, the "Power of the Trinity". Artist Info - Buy

The Staple Singers - Wade in the Water: Never fails. By the end of the track I feel like I've been baptized. Artist Info - Buy

Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash - Far Side Banks of Jordan: More love than this a song cannot contain. Artist Info - Buy

Josh Ritter - Wings: A road trip encompassing holy water, saints and angels. Artist Info - Buy

Talk Talk - I Believe In You: From 'Spirit of Eden', my vote for the greatest spiritual music piece of the 20th century. Artist Info - Buy

Elvis Presley - How Great Thou Art: Elvis, at the peak of his stardom, belts out the ultimate hymn of humility. Magnificent. Artist Info - Buy