The Blind Engineer is not like any musician you have encountered before. His songs will ride you like an “out of time” rusting train car. And what if you met your forsaken conscience in this wood stove that is America? Would you even try to make amends or would you simply run the other way? There are no answers in these songs and messages are just some new junk The Blind Engineer refuses to deal in. His music is beautiful, all naked and transfigured underneath the underpass. And it’s a hell of a way to go ending up right back here wringing your hands, drinking the same stale, warm beer. Ask yourself who isn’t sick and tired of hanging around this prehistoric town as you fuck your sacred noise and burn, burn so dispassionately. “I stood at the wall, my fingers covered in ash, and I wrote my new name.”
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released July 25, 2013
All songs written by The Blind Engineer/RL except where noted.* © 2013 Jeremiad Coyote Music.
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*“Lone Pilgrim” by B.F. White and Adger M. Pace. Arr. by The Blind Engineer.
All songs recorded and mixed by The Blind Engineer on the cheapest available equipment.
Some mixing and all mastering was done at Studio 60 by Bill Heingartner.
Backing vocals on “Hard Times Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” and fiddle on “Underpass Blues’ by Eric Nassau.
Cover image: “Morning, Looking East Over the Hudson Valley from Catskill Mountains” by Frederic Edwin Church.
Interior photographs courtesy of Jamie Bollenbacher (except photo of Ohio-Erie Canal).
Special Thanks to: Charles Cicirella, Andy Gard, Singing Moon Records, Matt Sullivan, Reilley Forman, JP Olsen, John Joseph, and Mingo Town Records