RE: Terry Allen
> Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 18:21:52 -0500Good that this is out again but I'm kind of bummed to hear that there's no
> From: "Justin Hopper" <jhopper@...>
>Oooops! My bad - didn't realize it was a reissue; not one I had before.
>Just got overly psyched when I saw the disc! ;)
new album. I'd seen Terry do a show at SXSW a few years ago (with David
Byrne joining him for an encore). He's a lot of fun live and as such, it's
a shame that he doesn't tour more. I suspect that this is probably because
he likes to dive into big multi-media projects (like YOUTH IN ASIA) instead
of solely concentrating on a career as a recording artist.
Bloodlines and Salivation are great records but my sentimental fave is
Lubbock (On Everything), probably because that was the first TA record I owned.
Great quote from him about using anti-social folks as subject matter for
his songs: "I don't believe that there isn't anybody that isn't kind of an
outcast. We wear our masks and our costumes to pretend that we're certain
things but I think we're all pretty scramble-headed when it comes right
down to it. All of us are pretty desperate in certain ways."
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