Friday, January 20

Jim White - No Such Place (2001)


"Southern Gothic singer/songwriter Jim White grew up in Pensacola, Florida, enamored with the sounds of the white gospel music he heard on the Gospel Jubilee television series. After spending his formative years on the outskirts of a deeply Pentecostal community, he entertained a career as a professional surfer, followed by a stint in Milan as a fashion model. A bandsaw accident that resulted in a maimed left hand seemed to end White's hopes as a musician, but after writing a collection of simple songs on his guitar, a friend convinced him to record a demo, which ultimately made its way to the offices of David Byrne's Luaka Bop label. After re-recording the songs, White issued his debut, Wrong-Eyed Jesus!, a collection of atmospheric, oddly spiritual country-folk performances, in 1997. No Such Place was issued in early 2001. In 2004, White released Drill a Hole in That Substrate and Tell Me What You See (again on Luaka Bop), which featured such eccentric guests as the Barenaked Ladies, Aimee Mann, and Bill Frisell. ..."
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JIM WHITE LIVES HERE (Video)
YouTube: If Jesus Drove A Motor Home, 10 Miles To Go On A 9 Mile Road, The Wound That Never Heals, Handcuffed to a fence in mississippi, Searching For The Wrong-Eyed Jesus, God Was Drunk When He Made Me, Hey! You going my way???, Christmas day, Corvair

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