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Mark Eitzel - Hey Mr Ferryman Vinyl Record-Indie Vinyl Den

Mark Eitzel - Hey Mr Ferryman Vinyl Record

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Mark Eitzels tenth solo album and his first in three years, Hey Mr Ferryman, will be released on January 27, 2017.

Hey Mr Ferryman is Eitzel’s first full studio album recorded entirely in London. It was made at 355 Studios with Mercury Prize winner Bernard Butler (ex-Suede, McAlmont & Butler), who has produced and/or recorded albums with Tricky, Ben Watt, Bert Jansch, Edwyn Collins, and more. Butler produced Hey Mr Ferryman and played all of the electric guitar, bass, and keyboard parts on the album.

Hey Mr Ferryman features the vivid melodies long associated with Eitzel’s former band American Music Club—which remains a cult favorite to this day—as well as Butler’s distinctive guitar that serves to complement Eitzel’s expressive vocals. Of that voice, Pitchfork once wrote: “If Leonard Cohen’s voice is a story about the passage of time and Levon Helm’s is a story about losing what is most precious to you, Eitzel’s is about the circuitous roads we take in search of ourselves.”

“The songs on this record are about celebrating musicians and music, about misogyny, the long shadow of history, getting one’s head out of one’s ass,” quips Eitzel on the themes of Ferryman. “Also oceans, blood, skies, hearts, gay pioneers, carpenters, weeping women, and how death waits for you even in the happiest place on earth: Las Vegas.”

LP will include download of two bonus tracks:

The Singer (For Jason Molina) 
An Answer - Battersea Session - Mixed by Danton Supple
The Last Ten Years Mark Eitzel 4:17
An Answer Mark Eitzel 4:36
The Road Mark Eitzel 5:21
Nothing and Everything Mark Eitzel 4:18
An Angel’s Wing Brushed the Penny Slots Mark Eitzel 4:08
In My Role as Professional Singer and Ham Mark Eitzel 5:27
Mr Humphries Mark Eitzel 4:53
La Llorona Mark Eitzel 4:28
Just Because Mark Eitzel 4:52
Let Me Go Mark Eitzel 3:44
Sleep From My Eyes Mark Eitzel 3:59
The Singer (For Jason Molina) [Bonus Track] Mark Eitzel 3:14
An Answer - Battersea Session - Mixed by Danton Supple (Bonus Track) Mark Eitzel 4:05

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