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The Head and the Heart

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Download links and information about The Head and the Heart by The Head And The Heart. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 39:34 minutes.

Artist: The Head And The Heart
Release date: 2011
Genre: Rock, Alternative Rock, Country, Alternative, Songwriter/Lyricist
Tracks: 10
Duration: 39:34
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Cats and Dogs 1:55
2. Coeur d'Alene 4:21
3. Ghosts 4:18
4. Down In the Valley 5:03
5. Rivers and Roads 4:44
6. Honey Come Home 3:21
7. Lost In My Mind 4:19
8. Winter Song 2:43
9. Sounds Like Hallelujah 3:10
10. Heaven Go Easy On Me 5:40

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This debut by the aptly named The Head and the Heart is a solid showcase for the band’s easy, earthy Americana-pop sound that taps into both body parts with the familiar touch of an old friend. The Seattle six-piece has a winning combination of vocals in Charity Rose Thielen (who also plays violin) and core members Josiah Johnson and Jonathan Russell, who deliver refreshingly reverb-free performances; they are masters of heartpounding crescendos and deliriously infectious folkisms (foot stomping, hand-clapping, etc.). Pianos and guitars rule, and smart, touching lyrics are uncluttered by clever instrumental overkill. The carefree “Cats and Dogs” opens things up, like a rope swing on a summer day: “My roots have grown/but I don’t know where they are.”  That theme of wandering roots is further explored in the gorgeous “Down in the Valley,” which uses a lithe violin and a beautifully nostalgia-laced vocal melody to sculpt a palpable longing. If you like your new Americana music honest and direct — think Avett Brothers or The Civil Wars — you’ll be delighted to discover The Head and The Heart.