Tom Wilson’s new band, LeE HARVeY OsMOND, bills his sound as “acid folk,” which must mean that it sounds like Donovan and Chris Isaak jamming with the Cowboy Junkies in an old, echoey attic with Robbie Robertson joining in.  It’s creepy, jazzy country, played smooth under Wilson’s deep and powerful voice.  As long as the band keeps things in this vein, things go well.  But when the band gets off formula, the results aren’t pretty.  The husky-spoken “Lucifer Blues,” a talk-over-the-blues attempt to sound deep and/or creepy just comes off as corny, and weakens this otherwise strong, sexy album.

This is the band’s debut, and you can catch them live, often with the Cowboy Junkies, which should be an excellent show to bring a lady  . . . Especially if you want to get laid.

The Love Of One


Powderfinger (Neil Young cover)

Tour Dates

June 17 - Phoenixville, PA @ Colonial Theatre w/ The Cowboy Junkies
June 18 - Richmond, VA @ Groovin' In The Garden w/ The Cowboy Junkies
June 19 - York, PA @ Stand Capitol Performing Arts w/ Cowboy Junkies
June 21 - Erie, PA @ Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts w/ Cowboy Junkies
July 15 - Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Bluesfest
July 24 - Calgary, AB @ Calgary Folk Fest
July 28 - Kelowna, BC @ Minstrel Café
July 30 - Rossland, BC @ Old Fire Hall
Aug 14 - Salmon Arm, BC @ Roots and Blues Fest

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