Kasey Chambers “Mountain Stage” (November 23, 2007)


Here’s a set recorded at Mountain Stage in November 2007 by Kasey Chambers, the set included the title tracks from my two favourite Kasey solo releases The Captain and Barricades and Brickwalls amongst the five recorded. Kasey has a new album out Little Bird, not got a copy of this yet but the title track I’ve listened to on-line and I wasn’t that impressed to be honest, but I’ll reserve judgement until I’ve listened to the full album, was hoping for something along the lines of Rattlin’ Bones recorded with husband Shane Nicholson which is a fantastic album.

Kasey Chambers – The Captain

Kasey Chambers – Pretty Enough

Kasey Chambers – On a Bad Day

Kasey Chambers – If I Could

Kasey Chambers – Barricades & Brick Walls Kasey Chambers

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Jason Isbell & 400 Unit – Mountain Stage

This is a great Mountain Stage performance from by Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit (Jimbo Hart on bass, Derry deBorja on keyboards, Chad Gamble on drums and Browan Lollar on slide guitar), the band performed five tracks from last years wonderful self titled album, which has never being far from my turntable since it’s release.

The good news is the the man himself is back in the studio cooking up another set of songs at FAME – can’t wait.

Soldiers Get Strange

Chris Knight – Mountain Stage

Photo Credit: Thirty Tigers
Photo Credit: Thirty Tigers

Chris Knight’s Trailer Tapes II was a favourite album of mine from 2009, there are no songs on this Mountain Stage set from either of the Trailer Tapes albums but it serves as further evidence for me that Chris is at is best in troubadour mode – just the man, his words and the acoustic for accompaniment.

Down on the Rural Route
Heart of Stone
Enough Rope
Hell Ain’t Half Full

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Elizabeth Cook @ Mountain Stage

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Another short but sweet set from Elizabeth Cook, featuring three tracks from Balls and a cover of “a depressing mountain murder type ballad”

Elizabeth Cook – Awful Dreadful Snake

Elizabeth Cook – Mama’s Prayers

Elizabeth Cook – Sometimes It Takes Balls to Be a Woman

Elizabeth Cook – Sunday Morning

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