[The last time we reposted one of our A-List Advance posts the week of a show we heard that we confused some folks because it had an old date on it. We're going to try to be more helpful this time around. This post was originally published on Sept. 26.]
Slaid Cleaves is a triumph of a songwriter. We stumbled upon Slaid a few years ago and have waited patiently for him to give us another long player of his well crafted skill. For a sense of the man, and the kind of music he makes, check out his 17 word autobiography: Grew up in Maine. Lives in Texas. Writes songs. Makes records. Travels around. Tries to be good.
Here’s a taste of what you will hear if you make it up the stairs at Eddie’s
in December Thursday night.