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Laysongs

Chris Thile

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1.1
Laysong
Chris Thile
4:50
1.2
Ecclesiastes
Chris Thile
4:14
1.3
God Is Alive Magic Is Afoot
Chris Thile
4:59
1.4
Salt (in the Wounds) of the Earth, Pt. 1
Chris Thile
3:26
1.5
Salt (in the Wounds) of the Earth, Pt. 2
Chris Thile
4:42
1.6
Salt (in the Wounds) of the Earth, Pt. 3
Chris Thile
4:50
Sonata for Solo Violin, Sz. 117  
1.7
IV. Presto
Chris Thile
4:45
1.8
Dionysus
Chris Thile
4:48
1.9
Won't You Come and Sing for Me
Chris Thile
4:07
Total Playing Time    40:41
"As always, Thile's playing is an unpredictable delight, ranging from furious strumming to pointillistic fusillades, and at times his eight-string rings like a church bell." - ABC News Chris Thile’s Laysongs is his first truly solo album: just Thile, his voice, and his mandolin, on new recordings of six original songs and three covers, all of which contextualize and banter with his ideas about spirituality. Recorded in a converted upstate New York church during the pandemic, Laysongs’ features the three-part “Salt (in the Wounds) of the Earth,” which was inspired by C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters; a song Thile wrote about Dionysus; a selection from Béla Bartók’s Sonata for Solo Violin; “God Is Alive, Magic Is Afoot” based on Buffy Sainte-Marie’s adaptation of a Leonard Cohen poem; and a Hazel Dickens cover.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Nonesuch Studio Masters

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