Thursday, 15 March 2012

Music in the Morning No. 285 – The Civil Wars

 

Occasionally, only very occasionally, art turns one upside down, inside out, backsides forward, every which way. 

For me this is one such occasion.  Everything about this is perfect, flawless. 

The words, the music, the voices, the video: each adds to the atmosphere, the performance, the occasion.

Soon you’ll get your chance to see and hear how you are affected.

I had never heard of ‘The Civil Wars’, a very new group – formed in 2008 – of two singer-songwriters, Joy Williams and John Paul White, but now Grammy winners.  Later in the day I found them and wrote this post I saw them looking at me from the pages of the online Guardian here.

Enough of me.

Now you can experience

 

The Civil Wars                                                                  Poison and Wine

 

I hope you found this worthy of the hype.  If not then I’ll console myself with  the knowledge that we are all different and I will love this until the day I die …… which I trust is many years away.

[UPDATE @ 15 March 2012 23.15: I am consoling myself with the knowledge that we are all different and I will love this until the day I die …… which I trust is many years away.]

3 comments:

James Higham said...

She's certainly a bit of all right.

CalumCarr said...

FFS, James

CherryPie said...

The song is very beautiful, thank you for sharing it :-)

It makes me close my eyes an enjoy :-)