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Songs From A Two-Room Chapel


Perfectly timed for those winter blues, these songs creak and groan like prime Will Oldham. Kjellvander's Loosegoats were Sweden's best-selling Americana band until a car crash forced a rethink, but his wood-smoked vocal and simmering Appalachian temperament makes it feel like he's been doing this for years. Homeward Rolling Soldier is an atypically optimistic, rocky intro, as the narrator announces, "I'm going home". Once there, the mood and temp mostly turn inward and funereal