Cowboy Junkies The Trinity Session
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- Released: December 7, 1988
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: RCA
Spin - 1/89, pp.70-71"...a distinctive musical vision, sweet, subtle, and strange..."
CMJ - 1/5/04, p.26Ranked #15 in CMJ's "Top 20 Most-Played Albums of 1989"
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Cowboy Junkies: Margo Timmins (vocals); Michael Timmins (guitar); Alan Anton (bass); Peter Timmins (drums).
Additional personnel: John Timmins (guitar, background vocals); Kim Deschamps (guitars, dobro); Jeff Bird (fiddle, mandolin, harmonica); Steve Shearer (harmonica); Jaro Czerwinec (accordion).
Recorded live at The Church Of The Holy Trinity, Toronto, Canada on November 27, 1987.
Personnel: Margo Timmins (vocals); Kim Deschamps (guitar, steel guitar, dobro); John Timmins (guitar, background vocals); Michael Timmins (guitar); Jeff Bird (mandolin, fiddle, harmonica); Steve Shearer (harmonica); Jaro Czerwinec (accordion); Peter Timmins (drums).
Recording information: Church Of The Holy Trinity, Toronto, Canada (11/27/1987).
Unknown Contributor Roles: Margo Timmins; Michael Timmins; Alan Anton; Peter Timmins.
Formed in Toronto by siblings Micheal, Peter, and Margo Timmins, The Cowboy Junkies purvey a surreal brand of moody, slow motion country music. THE TRINITY SESSIONS was recorded with a single microphone in Toronto's Church of the Holy Trinity (hence the title), an engineering circumstance that has everything to do with the record's stark, spacious atmosphere. Bass and lightly brushed drums provide a soft, pulsating background, while gentle guitar embellishments weave around singer Margo's haunting vocal performances.
While it is the record's many covers-including treatments of the Velvet Underground's "Sweet Jane," Hank Williams' "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," and Patsy Cline's "Walking After Midnight"-that first catch a listener's attention, the originals also sparkle. "Misguided Angel," in particular, received a good deal of airplay. The combination of gentle, smoky atmospherics and the somewhat unsettling distention of conventional country song structures make THE TRINITY SESSIONS an intriguing and worthwhile listen.
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