A brief history: live (disc 1)
A Brief History Lyrics: We were both 18 the year that we met / I was slighty older but not by much / One look at you and I histoty that was it / And your voice. But she also notes that she and her sister have "reintroduced some of the big fat harmony songs.
The River. After forming the Waifs with Cunningham in the early s and building a career in Australia, the band got a break at the annual Folk Alliance conference histort the U. A Brief History is imbued with all the energy, charisma, and earthy soul that have won the Waifs new fans from their native Australia to America, and beyond.
We left that convention with all these promises floating around in our he, and they all came true.Lies.
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Bridal Train (Studio Version). It felt like we'd all grown personally and musically in that timeand when we finally sat down together and picked up our instruments, the music really flowed out of us in a very natural way.
Willow Tree. The hard yards in those early days paid off in terms of their career, but also bound the three of them together as friends.
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I think I'm a better singer because of that, too.Haircut.Gillian.
Cunningham exploits a wide sonic palette on acoustic and lead guitar, and the sisters sing with renewed vigor and harmony.A Brief History.
He was very quiet about it, and then one day he comes out with a CD.When I Die (Introduction). It went on for about a year and a half, festival after festival, all over the place.
But that's not the case anymore, and we really enjoy singing together again. Both Thorn and Simpson had begun raising families in the U.
Thorn cites several things she thinks contributed to the band's musical growth. We're pretty much three-chord strummers. In that four q, we just grew up, I guess, into adults, and that was reflected in the music.
On tour, we'd go out and watch movies and he'd spend hours and hours and hours in the hotel room just practicing and writing songs. They are no longer limited by our playing and what we can do. A trip that began in a van inwith the three troubadours playing gigs anywhere in Australia that would have them, has led The Waifs When a woman is in love multiple ARIA awards, platinum albums and successful tours across the world, including opening for Bob Dylan in North America and Australia in The songs, mostly written by Cunningham and Simpson Thorn contributed the title trackare more varied than ever before, veering close at times to the doleful country-blues-rock of Lucinda Williams or the convoluted folk-rock of Richard Thompson.
During that gap — despite the release of a songwriting-prize-winning single, "Bridal Train" based on the true story of the Simpson's mail-order-bride grandmotherand a live double album, "A Brief History I think creatively and musically the band is better than we've ever been.