23 Oct 2016

Freakwater

From New Horizons, 5:00 pm on 23 October 2016
Freakwater - Scheherazade

Freakwater - Scheherazade Photo: Bloodshot Records

Freakwater is an alt-country band from Louisville, Kentucky fronted by Janet Bean and Catherine Irwin. They've been around for almost 30 years.

William Dart takes a look at a selection from their discography including the most recent, Scheherazade, which came out earlier this year.

Playlist

'Song title' (Composer) – Performers
Album title
(Label)

'Selfishness in Man' (Payne) – Freakwater
Dancing Under Water
(Amoeba)

'Little Red Riding Hood' (Blackwell) – Freakwater
The Bottle Let Me Down – Songs for Bumpy Wagon Rides
(Bloodshot)

'Louisville Lip' (Freakwater) – Freakwater
Springtime
(Thrill Jockey)

'So Strange' (Freakwater) – Freakwater
Thinking of You
(Thrill Jockey)

'Scheherazade' (Rimsky-Korsakov) – Minneapolis SO/Dorati
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade etc
(Decca)

'What The People Want' (Irwin) – Freakwater
Scheherazade
(Bloodshot)

'Memory Vendor' (Bean) – Freakwater
Scheherazade
(Bloodshot)

'Bolshevik And Bollweevil' (Irwin) – Freakwater
Scheherazade
(Bloodshot)

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