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current listening - spit the blues out

The Saints, Spit the blues out (2001).

It's true that Chris Bailey's always worn his influences on his sleeve, all the way through his career. It's hard, though, to escape the feeling that he's reached that age, where one feels that one must do a Blues Album(tm). And so we've got more than the usual quota of covers on this one, offset nicely by his own stuff, like the slightly repentant Waiting for God (Oh I) - "I want to get paid the wages of sin". There's also a couple of bonus live tracks on the end of the disc I got, including Good Friday, another good repentant track (I think this was the one co-written with Johnette Napolitano ? I can't remember).

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