BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN - BONNY LIGHT HORSEMAN VINYL (LTD. ED. BLUE 'SEAGRASS'/ STANDARD LP)
VERSION 1: LIMITED EDITION BLUE 'SEAGRASS' VINYL
VERSION 2: STANDARD BLACK VINYL
Release Date: 24th January 2020
The debut album from the folk group consisting of Anaïs Mitchell (winner of 8 Tonys for her musical Hadestown), Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats, The Shins) and Josh Kaufman (The National, Bob Weir). Includes features from the likes of Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Aaron Dessner (Aaron Dessner), Lisa Hannigan, Kate Stables, The Staves, and Christian Lee Hutson as well as fellow 37d03d artists-in-residence Michael Lewis (bass, saxophone) and JT Bates (drums). Bonny Light Horseman is a collection of blissful folk-rock with a timeless melancholic quality that will have you going back for more. Bonny!
For Fans Of/You May Also Like: Bon Iver, The National, The Shins, Lisa Hannigan
"The timeless qualities of traditional tunes can carry us across oceans and eons, linking us not only to the past but to each other as well. It was under the banner of these eternal connections that the trio of Bonny Light Horseman came together. From festival fields and a German art hub to a snowy upstate studio and everywhere in between, the astral folk outfit - comprised of Anaïs Mitchell (fresh from winning eight Tonys for her musical ‘Hadestown’), Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats, The Shins) and Josh Kaufman (The National, Bob Weir) - mix the ancient, mystical medium of transatlantic traditional folk music with a contemporary, collective brush. The resulting album, ‘Bonny Light Horseman’, is an elusive kind of sonic event: a bottled blend of lightning and synergy that will excite fans of multiple genres eras and ages. The album features fellow 37d03d artists-in-residence Michael Lewis (bass, saxophone) and JT Bates (drums), as well as Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Aaron Dessner (Aaron Dessner), Kate Stables, Lisa Hannigan, The Staves, Christian Lee Hutson and more. Leaving the 2018 37d03d Berlin event with roughly 60-percent of a record, the band reconvened at Dreamland Studios in Woodstock, NY, in January 2019 to finish, bringing Lewis and Bates as well as engineer Bel la Blasko along with them."