Chesnutt, Vic / Ghetto Bells
Album: Ghetto Bells   Collection:General
Artist:Chesnutt, Vic   Added:Apr 2005
Label:New West Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2005-06-19 Pull Date: 2005-08-21
Week Ending: Aug 21 Aug 14 Aug 7 Jul 31 Jul 24 Jul 10 Jul 3 Jun 26
Airplays: 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 1

Recent Airplay
1. Jun 13, 2009: lost and found
4. Aug 02, 2005: Lick My Moody guitar show
Got to Me
2. Aug 16, 2005: Lick my moody Guitar Show
Got to Me
5. Jul 28, 2005: I once was canadian
Little Caesar
3. Aug 09, 2005: lick my moody guitar
The Garden
6. Jul 26, 2005: lick my moody guitar
Got to Me

Album Review
The Bawd Of Euphony
Reviewed 2005-07-29
Song troubador Vic Chesnutt brings us his 10th solo record and it is a dooozy! Amazingly epic sounding record with super creative arrangements. Accompanied by some hi-end players including Bill Frisell and Van Dyke Parks this record soars with brillance. Quirky, dark, earthy songs that fucking move the shit out of me. Scuse me I gotta go to the bathroom. Play this record there is truly magnificant.
- tHE bAWD oF euphony

1** (5:00) Warm strings lead this song with some Frisellian guitar textures. Spacious and swingy
2 (4:00) slower and deep piece. Great sounds with very original style
3** (4:45) I love this song. Very weird dialog between Vic and his Backup vocalists. Funny, quirky but very moving as well. Slow build, beautiful. Very Lenard Cohen.
4** (3:50) MY favorite of the record. Moody and dark. Weird long vocal lines from Vic. Fucking heavy Guitar sounds take over. Very powerful! Love it!
5* (4:20) Earthy percussion, warm guitar and vocals. Lots of Frisell. A ballad of sorts.
6** (7:33) Another favorite. Heavy Frisell guitar loopyness. Moody and deep. Vic croones the shit out of this, really beautiful! Play this now!
7* (3:00) Tom Waitsian kind of stomp. Heavy Hammond organ and slow drum stomp. Epic as hell.
8** (6:24) Slow brushes and beautiful vocal harmonies. Very open and spacious. Beautiful
9 (6:59) Slow groove and guitar line with vocal and accoridan work. Enchanting.
10** (3:03) Vic playing vocal trumpet, very cool. Acoustic guitar and vocals take over. Broken down ballad. Very unique.
11** (5:10) Anotehr fav. Marimba intro. Dark and spacious guitar and double bass. Groove comes togther out of blackness. Falsetto vic takes over. Great Feel

Track Listing
1. Virginia   6. Forthright
2. Little Caesar   7. To Be with You
3. What Do You Mean?   8. Vesuvius
4. Got to Me   9. Rambunctious Cloud
5. Ignorant People   10. The Garden
  11. Gnats