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Album of the Year Nominee: Freddy and Francine, "The Briar Patch"

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Hat tip to KCRW's Today's Top Tune Podcast for this discovery. I bought it on Lala over a month ago and listened to it several times that first week. Then it sat quietly in the queue until this past week when, while driving to Santa Barbara and to San Diego with international pals, we all discovered that it's great road trip music.

Here's a video of the first track from the album, "Brownstone Alley" as performed by some dancers in Brooklyn.



It's simply excellent vocal music. The songs are simple and solid, and they're sung wonderfully. Here's the entire album:

The Briar Patch - Freddy & Fra...

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