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MITH

Lonnie Holley
Release Date: 2018-09-21
Catalog No: JAG316
Label: Jagjaguwar

The expansive American experience Lonnie Holley quilts together across his astounding new album, MITH, is both multitudinous and finely detailed. Holley’s self-taught piano improvisations and stream-of-consciousness lyrical approach have only gained purpose and power since he introduced the musical side of his art in 2012 with Just Before Music, followed by 2013’s Keeping a Record of It. But whereas his previous material seemed to dwell in the Eternal-Internal, MITH lives very much in our world — the one of concrete and tears; of dirt and blood; of injustice and hope. Across these songs, in an impressionistic poetry all his own, Holley touches on Black Lives Matter (“I’m a Suspect”), Standing Rock (“Copying the Rock”) and contemporary American politics (“I Woke Up in a Fucked-Up America”). A storyteller of the highest order, he commands a personal and universal mythology in his songs of which few songwriters are capable.
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Standard formats

CD
$12.99
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2xLP
$25.99
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Cassette
$7.99

Limited edition bundles

1. MITH on limited edition smoke double LP
2. LIMITED EDITION AUTOGRAPHED 12X12 CARDSTOCK PRINT OF AN ARTWORK BY LONNIE HOLLEY & BRADFORD COX
3. MITH on CD in 6-panel wallet
4. Poster featuring album artwork
5. Instant download of “I Woke Up in a Fucked-Up America"
6. Digital download code for the album (as a .zip file containing 320kbps mp3s) redeemable on release day
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