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Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest

Bill Callahan

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Nearly 30 years after publishing his first album under the pseudonym Smog, Bill Callahan has become an icon of Americana, indie folk and alternative country. The fifty-something American songwriter has always excelled with his sharply disillusioned songs; however in recent years, the singer has gotten married and even become a father! Enough upheaval to give him material to make music from for the time being. Thus, Callahan draws material from his everyday life for the first time. Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest holds a few unknown details about his life at home, but Mr. Smog’s talent is such that he manages to convey these anecdotes with such precision that the music still has a real depth to it. He pairs this with a level of instrumentation that is pared back to the extreme: a simple folk guitar here, a touch of lap-steel guitar there, a dash of Mellotron or a few drops of double bass elsewhere… Relaxed, sensible but not necessarily too smooth, Bill Callahan enters this new stage of his life by delivering his most profound album yet. © Marc Zisman/Qobuz

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Shepherds Welcome 00:02:22

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Black Dog on the Beach 00:02:30

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Angela 00:02:47

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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The Ballad of the Hulk 00:04:04

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Writing 00:03:06

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Morning is My Godmother 00:02:10

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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747 00:03:26

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Watch Me Get Married 00:03:10

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Young Icarus 00:02:48

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Released 00:02:22

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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What Comes After Certainty 00:03:42

Bill Callahan, Composer, MainArtist, MusicPublisher

2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Confederate Jasmine 00:03:40

Bill Callahan, Composer, MainArtist, MusicPublisher

2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Call Me Anything 00:02:26

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Son of the Sea 00:04:13

Bill Callahan, Composer, MainArtist, MusicPublisher

2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Camels 00:02:59

Bill Callahan, Composer, MainArtist, MusicPublisher

2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Circles 00:02:28

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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When We Let Go 00:02:17

Bill Callahan, Composer, MainArtist, MusicPublisher

2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Lonesome Valley 00:04:16

Bill Callahan, Composer, MainArtist, MusicPublisher

2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Tugboats and Tumbleweeds 00:04:12

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2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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The Beast 00:04:37

Bill Callahan, Composer, MainArtist, MusicPublisher

2019 Drag City 2019 Bill Callahan

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Nearly 30 years after publishing his first album under the pseudonym Smog, Bill Callahan has become an icon of Americana, indie folk and alternative country. The fifty-something American songwriter has always excelled with his sharply disillusioned songs; however in recent years, the singer has gotten married and even become a father! Enough upheaval to give him material to make music from for the time being. Thus, Callahan draws material from his everyday life for the first time. Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest holds a few unknown details about his life at home, but Mr. Smog’s talent is such that he manages to convey these anecdotes with such precision that the music still has a real depth to it. He pairs this with a level of instrumentation that is pared back to the extreme: a simple folk guitar here, a touch of lap-steel guitar there, a dash of Mellotron or a few drops of double bass elsewhere… Relaxed, sensible but not necessarily too smooth, Bill Callahan enters this new stage of his life by delivering his most profound album yet. © Marc Zisman/Qobuz

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