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Sometimes the Angels

by Urban Desert Cabaret

Joe City Garcia sings from a body that has shot through both heaven and hell and some of the most heartbreakingly beautiful desert landscapes that lie in between,…yearning verses, a soulful singer of the Southwest with guitar ablaze…
Genre: Rock: Folk Rock
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1. Waiting for a Cure
3:23 album only
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2. Lonely Crowd
3:33 album only
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3. Midnight Samba (Queen Of)
4:03 album only
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4. Sometimes the Angels
4:57 album only
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5. War Child (You Look for Love)
4:45 album only
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6. Bells of Liberation
3:40 album only
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7. Valley of Dry Bones
4:26 album only
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8. Mia
3:35 album only
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9. Cauldron Soul
3:54 album only
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10. Radiant
3:45 album only
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Urban Desert Cabaret is a space, a dynamic event, a band name… a place where Joe City Garcia sings, writes and plays. He’s been playing guitar and singing since his youth in Northern New Mexico. From garage-phychedelia to tex-mex folk in New Mexico, punk rock to Gregorian chant in Los Angeles and the deserts and redwood forests of California, he has breathed the great North American Southwest through his music.

The music you hear on this album was created in Joshua Tree, CA.

After a long stint in L.A., and another in contemplative practice, the creative impulse began to reawaken in Joe City, to groove again and search for life, and it lead him back to the California Mojave high-desert village of Joshua Tree. In the later part of the previous century he was part of an earlier Joshua Tree music and art scene, revolving around Fred Drake’s groundbreaking Rancho de la Luna Recording Studio (recently featured in the Foo Fighters Sonic Highways HBO series). So there was personal history there, and friends… and crazy magic… and now there is this music and more friends!

Joe City Garcia sings from a body that has shot through both heaven and hell and some of the most heartbreakingly beautiful desert landscapes that lie in between. He sounds like a man who stole a glance in the mirror when he was at his most desperate. A pilgrim who heard the spirit in silence. A Dylan on the border. Listen to his yearning verses, to the licks from New Mexico and inflections from r&b, to the fallen villages of his youth and the cutting City of Angels he stills calls home. Travel with him. Your burdens will grow lighter on that desert road.
Rubén Martínez
writer/singer/author
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Joe City Garcia – Song Man
We all know it started with a kiss. But things have changed since then, in life and in art. See what’s going on, see for yourself and you might come to believe it doesn’t suffice to just paint an accurate picture of this world. You might come to think this world needs to be repainted, or rewritten if you consider yourself a writer. It needs to be redone, out of love, out of compassion, knowing that there is only one thing more important than being a good artist: that is being a good fellow human.
Joe City Garcia is both, and more: he’s a great artist, and a great person. Go see him perform and you might come to believe this world is not so lost. This time you might think, it’ll all start with a song.
Georg Altziebler
son of the velvet rat
Yucca Valley, CA, USA / Graz, Austria

Joe City Garcia is a soul singer from the Indian Plains of the turquoise South by Southwest, his guitar ablaze with fiery-tipped arrows. He carries his canteen into the wilderness and returns with the nectar of the ghosts. His refuge is in the soaring birds of praise and longing.
Teddy Quinn
writer/singer/host
Joshua Tree, CA, USA

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