Music comes in different packages. There's music only meant as background music - to enjoy the rhythm or the beat, or perhaps it has a catchy chorus hook that you draws your attention. Now, if you enjoy music that has an artistic depth meant to make the listener think or perhaps visualize something, see Terry Allen's new release entitled "Bottom of The World."
It has been 14 years since Terry Allen released any new music. This mainly acoustic somewhat haunting release is produced by Lloyd Maines, who also contributes on guitar. The mostly acoustic sparse arrangements allow the lyrics and vocals of Allen to paint a vivid picture of gloom, desire, agony and just an overall question of life.
As most of Allen's records begin, we take another journey through his original 1975 "Juarez" release with an updated version
Other highlights include Allen's wry sense of humor on
This is not a record you can dance with, but that was not Allen's intention. If you include a song titled