Hiss Golden Messenger - Quietly Blowing It (Exclusive Blue Vinyl)

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Quietly Blowing It is an intimate and introspective offering that finds M.C. Taylor ruminating on themes of growing up, alienation, obligation, hope, purpose, family, class, self-discovery, healing, and rebuilding, fashioned with impressionistic tones. He says the record "feels like the most personal album that I've made because I'm not trying to explain anything to anyone except myself." Taylor reckons with these turbulent times in deeply personal terms and seeks to inspire listeners to do the same.

Musically, the new songs are steeped in gospel, Southern soul, indie folk, and alt-country with tinges of blues, rock, and jazz influences running throughout. Highlights include the minimalist R&B of "It Will If We Let It," the rolling country groove of "The Great Mystifier," and the heartfelt, smoky lament of "Painting Houses" (co-written with Gregory Alan Isakov). Quietly Blowing It features special guests that include Griffin and Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, Zach Williams of The Lone Bellow, Nashville guitar great Buddy Miller, and producer/musician Josh Kaufman of Bonny Light Horseman.

Exclusive METALLIC BLUE vinyl produced by Merge Records in 2021.


1 Way Back in the Way Back
2 The Great Mystifier
3 Mighty Dollar
4 Quietly Blowing It
5 It Will If We Let It
6 Hardlytown
7 If It Comes in the Morning
8 Glory Strums (Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner)
9 Painting Houses
10 Angels in the Headlights
11 Sanctuary
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