Order 3 or more physical items and get 1¢ postal shipping
Barbara Cassidy Band | Fly Away

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Joan Baez Mary Black Sandy Denny

Album Links
Barbara Cassidy Band Website Our Facebook Page

More Artists From
United States - Mass. - Boston

Other Genres You Will Love
Folk: Alternative Folk Country: Americana Moods: Type: Acoustic
There are no items in your wishlist.

Fly Away

by Barbara Cassidy Band

Indie, vocal-driven Americana with an eclectic mix of Country and Celtic.
Genre: Folk: Alternative Folk
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Fly Away
2:58 $0.99
clip
2. I Ran Out of Innocence
2:41 $0.99
clip
3. How It Goes
2:16 $0.99
clip
4. Are You Finding What You Need
3:57 $0.99
clip
5. Keg of Brandy
3:53 $0.99
clip
6. Blue Distance
3:38 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Singer–songwriters Barbara Cassidy and Eric Chasalow have again joined forces with bass player Bob Nieske on a new EP entitled: Fly Away. The four new Cassidy/Chasalow songs and two additional cover songs include the musical participation of (Neal Hampton, piano; Dan Carp, percussion; Peter Van Zandt Lane, mandolin; and Tim Obetz, pedal steel and Dobro). Eric, in addition to producing, engineering and mixing, contributes vocals, guitars, electronics, piano, percussion, winds and harmonica. Fly Away was mastered by Ian Kennedy.

Thematically, the songs encompass the need for and the joy of “flight” and the “space between” making decisions, moving forward, escaping and nothingness. From a re-telling of the Icarus Myth in their song “Fly Away” to taking a journey to the truth in “Are You Finding What You Need?” to the swirling dust and ash of “How it Goes”, to reaching a dead end in “I Ran Out of Innocence”, the EP showcases the broad musical talents of the couple.
-----
Praise for their 2012 debut CD: Leaving Things the Way I Found Them:

"Cassidy is, [a natural lyricist] and she taps effortlessly into an American story-telling-folk tradition, and does so in a way that seems utterly authentic…” Leicester Bangs, U.K.

"The couple exhibit a high degree of musical understanding and work well together, and their air of easy confidence belies the fact that this is their first recording." FATEA, U.K.

"[Barbara Cassidy] leaves traditional forms very much the way she found them, after doing them sweet, tender justice." Bill Copeland Music News, USA
-----
The Barbara Cassidy Band is Barbara Cassidy, vocals, Eric Chasalow (her husband), guitar and vocals, and guests. In 2010 they began songwriting and performing together. Along with their originals, the couple also performs American and Irish Traditional songs.



Read more...

Reviews


to write a review