Song Of The Day

Song Of The Day: Richmond Fontaine, “The Water Wars”

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It always kind of sucks when a great band splits up, and by the time you read this, that’s exactly what Portland-based alt.country band Richmond Fontaine have done. Shame, too; they were a hard-working and prolific group, fronted by the talented¬†Willy Vlautin. They made superior Southwestern-tinged rock, and their seventh album, 2007’s Thirteen Cities was a particular highlight. It’s recently been expanded to a double album, and adds seven bonus tracks, session recordings that were originally released on the EP $87 And A Guilty Conscience That Gets Worse The Longer I Go,¬†where “The Water Wars” originally appeared.

Thirteen Cities: Complete Sessions is available now via Decor Records.

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