Trilobite | Silver Skin

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Silver Skin

by Trilobite

A stringband on a fogbound riverboat, overcome by a drunken defrocked preacher with one last sermon to give.
Genre: Folk: Field Recordings
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  Song Share Time Download
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1. For the Empress
3:03 album only
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2. Putnam Silt Loam
3:14 album only
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3. Spite the Sky
2:35 album only
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4. Tin Trombone
3:49 album only
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5. Against Moontide
3:00 album only
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6. Mark Twain
6:01 album only
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7. On a Train
2:54 album only
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8. Silver Skin
1:31 album only
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9. Del's Prayer
5:52 album only
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10. Helen
9:16 album only
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11. Grace
3:15 album only

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Album Notes
A brief summary of each song:

1. For the Empress-- Orphan invites others to join musical troupe for unprofitable adventures.

2. Putnam Silt Loam-- Incest and class conflict thwart lovers. All die.

3. Spite the Sky-- A river bird feels unvanquished, seeks redress.

4. Tin Trombone-- Disrespect of musical instrument leads to fratricide.

5. Against Moontide-- Starving couple choose infant exposure.

6. Mark Twain-- Young people skip stones, make love, lose.

7. On A Train-- Bereft chases after deceased, meets athletic nun.

8. Silver Skin-- Big questions from a small child.

9. Del’s Prayer-- Weary pilgrim demands immediate sign.

10. Helen-- Sweet picnic, with aftertaste of apocalypse.

11. Grace-- Spared man prays over his supper.

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