Q (Magazine) - p.1013 stars out of 5
-- "With Margo Timmin's beautifully sad voice even bringing a more accessible dimension to the wracked likes of 'Flirted With You All My Life'...it's the very best kind of tribute."
Uncut (magazine) - p.863 stars out of 5
-- "[T]hese versions of the likes of 'See You ARound' and 'Flirted With You All My life' are a glorious relief."
Tributee: Vic Chesnutt.
Personnel: Michael Timmins (vocals, guitar); Margo Timmins (vocals); Jeff Bird (mandolin); Tania Elizabeth (fiddle); Dave Henry (cello); Peter Timmins (drums, percussion).
Audio Mixer: Michael Timmins.
Recording information: Baker Studios, Victoria BC; The Clubhouse, Toronto, Ontario; TrueTone Recording, Nashville, TN.
Cover songs have been a staple of the Cowboy Junkies' concerts for years, but Demons -- the second installment in the band's four-volume Nomad series -- is their first covers album to date. Here, the musicians pay homage to Vic Chesnutt, a close friend and occasional tourmate who died on Christmas Day 2009. ~ Andrew Leahey