We are proud to report that Weeds Like Us has been reviewed by Ken Spooner in the new print edition of Elmore Magazine! I'm not putting a link here yet, because it's not in the online version. But here's a sneak peek. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand today; it's a great magazine.
Thanks to all 5,000+ who came out to MacArthur Park on the 25th. It was, as Roger Waters would say, "a gas." Here's a video someone posted of Omega String Quartet and me performing "Money" with a cool light show by Single Wing Turquoise Bird.
As part of his California swing, Lou graciously invited me to reprise our Joan of Arc duet from the Came So Far for Beauty Evening we'd done in Dublin. It was a different animal this time, sinewy and powerful, but delicate in her way. He started off with a very velvet introduction on guitar accompanied by the ample bass of Rob Wasserman and Fernando Saunders. That guitar then opened up wider and wider to accompany the fire. It was something I will always treasure.
The new Leonard Cohen soundtrack was released this week and features multiple songs performed by Julie Christensen and Perla Batalla, including "Anthem" and "Suzanne."
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Saw lots of gal pals at the conference, learned a few tips about getting around this here racket, this indie music biz thing, and heard some good music, including: Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye--Patti was being honored as the Woman of Valor and was celebrating the 30-year release of "Horses" (nice banquet--said hey to filmmaker Allison Anders there, too. Her first film, Border Radio, in which I had a teeny role and sang some Divine Horsemen tunes as well, is coming out on DVD this winter on Criterion! )…