Graphic As A Star

Josephine Foster

12th June 2021 - Album - FIRE136

AVAILABLE AS PART OF RECORD STORE DAY 2021

Originally released in 2009, this highly collectable record is now back on vinyl for the first time in over a decade. ‘Graphic As A Star’ joins the poems of iconic 19th century American writer Emily Dickinson with the crafted esoteric sounds of Josephine Foster.

 

 

 

£12.00£16.00

Originally released in 2009, this highly collectable record is now back on vinyl for the first time in over a decade.

‘Graphic As A Star’ joins the poems of iconic 19th century American writer Emily Dickinson with the crafted esoteric sounds of Josephine Foster.

Laying melodies with a burnished soulfulness like the purple sunsets often described in Dickinson’s literature, it has an effortless and intricate acoustic sound that provides a delicate backdrop for the lyrics.

Graphic As A Star’ is a beautiful traditional song cycle featuring 26 poems accompanied by guitar and blues harmonica of early 20th century American Folk.

“The Colorado-born folkie has found her perfect partner in oddity.” The Guardian

“Foster’s extraordinary voice is suited to Dickinson’s poignant rhymes.. exquisite and oddly moving.” Mojo

“This collection is frequently captivating.. and pays worthy tribute” The Quietus

Tracklist

Trust In The Unexpected - 1:56
How Happy Is The Little Stone 1:00
She Sweeps With Many-Colored Brooms - 2:30
Ah, Teneriffe! 1:14
Who Is The East? 0:37
They Called Me To The Window 1:45
This - Is The Land - The Sunset Washes - 0:54
Like Mighty Foot Lights - Burned The Red 1:08
Exultation Is The Going 0:46
In Falling Timbers Buried - 2:37
With Thee In The Desert 0:29
I See Thee Better - In The Dark - 2:09
Your Thoughts Don't Have Words Every Day 0:52
My Life Had Stood - A Loaded Gun - 4:49
Eden Is That Old-Fashioned House 0:59
Beauty Crowds Me Till I Die 0:34
I Could Bring You Jewels - Had I A Mind To - 2:12
Wild Nights - Wild Nights! 1:54
Only A Shrine, But Mine - 2:27
Tho' My Destiny Be Fustian - 1:28
What Shall I Do - It Whimpers So - 1:49
Heart! We Will Forget Him! 1:20
Strong Draughts Of Their Refreshing Minds 1:01
Tell As A Marksman - Were Forgotten 2:52
The Spider Holds A Silver Ball 2:42
Whoever Disenchants 1:13
Touch Lightly Nature's Sweet Guitar

Description

Originally released in 2009, this highly collectable record is now back on vinyl for the first time in over a decade.

‘Graphic As A Star’ joins the poems of iconic 19th century American writer Emily Dickinson with the crafted esoteric sounds of Josephine Foster.

Laying melodies with a burnished soulfulness like the purple sunsets often described in Dickinson’s literature, it has an effortless and intricate acoustic sound that provides a delicate backdrop for the lyrics.

Graphic As A Star’ is a beautiful traditional song cycle featuring 26 poems accompanied by guitar and blues harmonica of early 20th century American Folk.

“The Colorado-born folkie has found her perfect partner in oddity.” The Guardian

“Foster’s extraordinary voice is suited to Dickinson’s poignant rhymes.. exquisite and oddly moving.” Mojo

“This collection is frequently captivating.. and pays worthy tribute” The Quietus

Description

Originally released in 2009, this highly collectable record is now back on vinyl for the first time in over a decade.

‘Graphic As A Star’ joins the poems of iconic 19th century American writer Emily Dickinson with the crafted esoteric sounds of Josephine Foster.

Laying melodies with a burnished soulfulness like the purple sunsets often described in Dickinson’s literature, it has an effortless and intricate acoustic sound that provides a delicate backdrop for the lyrics.

Graphic As A Star’ is a beautiful traditional song cycle featuring 26 poems accompanied by guitar and blues harmonica of early 20th century American Folk.

“The Colorado-born folkie has found her perfect partner in oddity.” The Guardian

“Foster’s extraordinary voice is suited to Dickinson’s poignant rhymes.. exquisite and oddly moving.” Mojo

“This collection is frequently captivating.. and pays worthy tribute” The Quietus

Tracklist

Trust In The Unexpected - 1:56
How Happy Is The Little Stone 1:00
She Sweeps With Many-Colored Brooms - 2:30
Ah, Teneriffe! 1:14
Who Is The East? 0:37
They Called Me To The Window 1:45
This - Is The Land - The Sunset Washes - 0:54
Like Mighty Foot Lights - Burned The Red 1:08
Exultation Is The Going 0:46
In Falling Timbers Buried - 2:37
With Thee In The Desert 0:29
I See Thee Better - In The Dark - 2:09
Your Thoughts Don't Have Words Every Day 0:52
My Life Had Stood - A Loaded Gun - 4:49
Eden Is That Old-Fashioned House 0:59
Beauty Crowds Me Till I Die 0:34
I Could Bring You Jewels - Had I A Mind To - 2:12
Wild Nights - Wild Nights! 1:54
Only A Shrine, But Mine - 2:27
Tho' My Destiny Be Fustian - 1:28
What Shall I Do - It Whimpers So - 1:49
Heart! We Will Forget Him! 1:20
Strong Draughts Of Their Refreshing Minds 1:01
Tell As A Marksman - Were Forgotten 2:52
The Spider Holds A Silver Ball 2:42
Whoever Disenchants 1:13
Touch Lightly Nature's Sweet Guitar

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