Jim Roll | The Continuing Adventures of the Butterfly Kid

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The Continuing Adventures of the Butterfly Kid

by Jim Roll

Elements of Alternative Country, Americana, Indie Rock, Folk and Classic rock fused into an utterly original style. From the artist who brought you Amazon's #5 Rock record of 2002 just ahead of Beck, Steve Earle, Robert Plant and Queens of the Stone age!
Genre: Rock: Americana
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1. Stories and a Gun
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2. Butterfly Kid
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3. You Call That a Breakup
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4. You Never Knew
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5. Capturing the Greed
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6. Broken Eyes
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7. 10 Feet Tall
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8. Russian Furs
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9. For You
3:14 $0.99
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10. Possibly Detective
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11. Turnstile
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
"The Continuing Adventures of the Butterfly Kid is a superb record from one of the Midwest's premiere singer/songwriters." - Mark Deming, All Music


Jim Roll has been a darling of the Alternative Country / Americana scene dating back to 1998 with 4 records to his credit. He has been featured in every magazine from No Depression to the New Yorker, has recorded with some of the finest musicians in the United States and co-written songs with novelists Denis Johnson (National Book Award winner and author of Jesus' Son and Tree of Smoke) and Rick Moody (award winning novelist and author of The Ice Storm). You can read more about Jim Roll's music and credits as a recording engineer at http://www.allmusic.com/artist/jim-roll-mn0000350532 or visit his recording studio website at http://backseatproductions.com. His music is never derivative but instead uses elements of the great American roots genres to produce a music utterly his own. His record Inhabiting the Ball was Amazon.com Rock Critic's #5 record of 2002 just behind WIlco, The Flaming Lips, Peter Gabriel and Elvis Costello, and just ahead of Beck, Steve Earle, Robert Plant and The Queens of the Stone Age.

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