Délivrance

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Délivrance
Studio album by A Hawk and a Hacksaw
Released May 18, 2009
Length 37:43
Label The Leaf Label
A Hawk and a Hacksaw chronology
A Hawk and a Hacksaw and the Hun Hangár Ensemble
(2007)
Délivrance
(2009)
Cervantine
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Guardian 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (7.8/10)[2]
NME (8/10)[3]

Délivrance is the fourth full-length studio album by A Hawk and a Hacksaw, released in 2009 on The Leaf Label.

Singles[edit]

"Foni Tu Argile", a traditional Greek Rembetika song, is the first single from the album. It was released as a 500 copy, limited edition, hand-numbered 10” single, cut at 78rpm. It was also released digitally.[4]

The song was featured on NPRs All Things Considered as the 'Song of the Day' in August 2009.[5]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Foni Tu Argile" - 3:55
  2. "Kertész" - 4:46
  3. "The Man Who Sold His Beard" - 5:37
  4. "Hummingbirds" - 2:29
  5. "Raggle Taggle" - 4:52
  6. "I Am Not A Gambling Man" - 2:38
  7. "Turkiye" - 5:07
  8. "Zibiciu" - 2:18
  9. "Vasilisa Carries A Flaming Skull Through The Forest" - 3:59
  10. "Lassú" - 2:01

Personnel[edit]

  • Jeremy Barnes - Accordion, Drums, Vocals
  • Heather Trost - Violin, Viola, Stroh Violin, Vocals, Accordion
  • Chris Hladowski - Bouzouki, Baglama
  • Ariel Muñiz - Cello
  • Balázs Unger - Cimbalom ("Kertész")
  • Kálmán Balogh - Cimbalom ("Hummingbirds")
  • Béla Ágoston - Clarinet, Other [Bratch]
  • Péter Pataj - Double Bass [Upright Bass]
  • Sari Kovács - Flute
  • Péter Bede - Saxophone
  • Ferenc Kovács - Trumpet, Violin
  • Mark Weaver - Tuba, Tuba [Baritone]
  • Recorded by Jeremy Barnes
  • Mixed by Griffin Rodriguez
  • Tracks 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 and 10 written by Jeremy Barnes.
  • Track 9 written by Heather Trost.
  • "Foni Tu Argile", "Raggle Taggle", "Turkiye" and "Lassú" are arranged traditional songs, adapted by Jeremy Barnes and Heather Trost.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Guardian review
  2. ^ Pitchfork Media review
  3. ^ NME review
  4. ^ "Foni Tu Argile". The Leaf Label Ltd. 27 April 2009. Retrieved 27 October 2009. 
  5. ^ Raz, Guy; Thompson, Stephen (29 August 2009). "Highlights From 'Song Of The Day'". All Things Considered. NPR. Retrieved 27 October 2009.