Through the Trees

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Through The Trees
Artist THE HANDSOME FAMILY album THROUGH THE TREES.jpg
Studio album by
Released1998
Genre Alternative country
Length44:25
Label Carrot Top, Loose Music
Producer Dave Trumfio, Brett Sparks
The Handsome Family chronology
Invisible Hands
(1997)
Through The Trees
(1998)
Down in the Valley
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Through the Trees is the third full-length album released by alternative country duo The Handsome Family. [3] It was released 1998 by Carrot Top Records (North America) / Loose Music (Europe).

Contents

Through the Trees was nominated by Mojo readers as one of the most important Americana CDs of the 1990s. [4]

Track listing

All music by Brett Sparks; all lyrics by Rennie Sparks, except as noted.

  1. "Weightless Again" – 3:40
  2. "My Sister's Tiny Hands" – 3:27
  3. "Stalled" – 2:28
  4. "Where The Birch Trees Lean" – 3:22
  5. "Cathedrals" – 3:24
  6. "Down In The Ground" – 2:45
  7. "The Giant Of Illinois" – 3:05
  8. "Down In The Valley Of Hollow Logs" – 3:31
  9. "I Fell" – 4:16
  10. "The Woman Downstairs" – 4:49
  11. "Last Night I Went Out Walking" (lyrics by Brett Sparks) – 4:26
  12. "Bury Me Here" – 2:46
  13. "My Ghost" (lyrics by Brett & Rennie Sparks) – 2:26

Personnel [5]

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References

  1. "Through the Trees - The Handsome Family | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic.
  2. "Robert Christgau: CG: Handsome Family". www.robertchristgau.com.
  3. "TrouserPress.com :: Handsome Family". www.trouserpress.com.
  4. "mojo90samericana". www.handsomefamily.com.
  5. cf. Brett & Rennie Sparks (1998): Credits. In Through The Trees [CD booklet]. Chicago: Carrot Top Records.