The Wooden Birds, Magnolia; Sugar mp3

by Landry on May 10, 2009

The Wooden Birds, a new band for Andrew Kinney (American Analog Set), releases Magnolia, their new album, tomorrow, May 12th, 2009 on Barsuk Records.

A mellow, straight-ahead, Neil Young sounding 12-track continuum, Magnolia highlights Kinney’s natural singer/songwriter knack, elegantly centering round the simplicity of a few chords of acoustic guitar and easy, albeit prominent, percussion (including a welcome tambourine). Kinney’s authentically inviting vocals receive the compliment, here and there, of just the right female harmonies.

Magnolia presents 47 minutes of pleasantly enveloping listening.

Listen to the album’s closing track (option/click to download):


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