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Heart Food (Remastered)

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Download links and information about Heart Food (Remastered) by Judee Sill. This album was released in 1973 and it belongs to Rock, Folk Rock, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic, Contemporary Folk genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 37:32 minutes.

Artist: Judee Sill
Release date: 1973
Genre: Rock, Folk Rock, Songwriter/Lyricist, Psychedelic, Contemporary Folk
Tracks: 10
Duration: 37:32
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. There's a Rugged Road 3:44
2. The Kiss 4:36
3. The Pearl 1:55
4. Down Where the Valley Are Low 3:52
5. The Vigilante 3:50
6. Soldier of the Heart 3:33
7. The Phoenix 2:37
8. When the Bridegroom Comes 4:14
9. The Donor 8:05
10. Jig 1:06

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Judee Sill's second and last album released during her short life plays with early-'70s California canyon twang thanks in part to her being accompanied by some of the genre's luminaries, like Flying Burrito Brothers bassist Chris Ethridge, banjo man Doug Dillard, steel-guitar guru Buddy Emmons, and Spooner Oldham on the keys. But Sill was reticent to be lumped in with country rock, choosing instead to describe her music here as "country-cult-baroque," a much more apt title since she handled these string arrangements and most of the lyrics were still touching on her fascination with Christian theology and the occult. Battling with the heroin addiction that would take her life shortly after, songs like the beautifully haunting "The Kiss" and "The Donor" best exemplify the troubled brilliance that put Heart Food in the same cannon as Big Star's Third - Sister Lovers. Even the sunny-sounding opener "There's A Rugged Road" (covered by Shawn Colvin in 1994) is contrasted with lyrics about hunger and fading hope. The remastering of Heart Food highlights every nuance and texture, especially on the bonus instrumental, "Jig."