Australia - Full Moon 143 - 05/20/08
When I Cross The River
Tom Bolton crafts folk-influenced songs with real wit and intelligence. His new album contains more than its share of memorable songs.
"Three Hearts" is a song of hope and love regained, Bolton's earnest vocals very much to the fore. "Whose Army" turns political with good results, Bolton's
question is; if my people did this to me who will protect me? That holds true no matter who you are where you were born.
"Where You Wanna Go?" is a sweet song for a traveling friend with lightly strummed guitar and accordion to support it. "Hold the Sun" is an ode to keeping
the fires burning and it shows Boltonís strength as a songwriter. The bonus disc has a song about biscuits, which is kinda fun. Bolton's made a very enjoyable
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