2012-02-17T02:58:30-05:00 2012-02-17T02:58:30-05:00

Daily 2% - Chilled and Ready to Serve [Joanna Newsom]

Today's delivery is brought to you by Joanna Newsom. She's a composer/singer/songwriter who got her start at a very early age. She started playing piano and then, when she was at the old of age 7; decided to switch over to the harp which turned out to be her true love. Her love for music grew and turned into actual compositions and song-writing which ultimately showed a varied range in style. Her first major debut LP was entitled The Milk-Eyed Mender, released in 2004 and it received critical acclaim. She wrote all but one of the songs on the album and also does a lot of the production with, of course, harping. The track I'm bringing to you today is called "The Book of Right-On". You might not recognize it by the title or by the artist but I'm sure you've heard it in a movie or on TV somewhere. This folk track has a very optimistic and upbeat sound and  houses a deeply emotional vibe which is credit to Joanna's music ability, in all aspects. Check out the track and chill....

      03 - Joanna Newsom - The Book of Right On
Download: Joanna Newsom - The Book Of Right-On

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9 years ago

So this is the song that The Roots sampled for "Right on". Nice!

Dylan Silliphant
8 years ago

Sawdust and Diamonds is also another amazing piece of work by Joanna Newsom. The way she plays the harp is haunting :D I'm glad to see this style of folk on Earmilk!!