Joel Fafard (fällt leider aus / verschoben)

Joel Fafard (fällt leider aus / verschoben)

Donnerstag, 8. April 2021, 20:00 Uhr
bis Donnerstag, 8. April 2021, 22:00 Uhr
Café Bar Beans, Lutherplatz 6, 63225 Langen

26. März 2020
„Joël Fafard“
20:00 Uhr - Eintritt frei

Harlan Howard used to say that all you need for a great country song is three chords and the truth. Maybe so, but when you take simple, southern-style country, folk and blues music and put it in the hands of a killer guitarist, a whole world of people who never even knew they liked country, folk and blues music in the first place, start sitting up and paying attention.

After successfully making old sound new again with his last two efforts, Borrowed Horsesand Cluck Old Hen, Fafard set out to reverse the tide and make the new sound old with his latest album, Fowl Mood. The songs were born in the woodshed next to Fafard’s Studio. The first melodic themes and bone structures came from chopping wood in the rain to heat the family home.
“It seems there is nothing harder than keeping a song simple. It’s the reason the last two records were based on old classic southern tunes. I was studying how to get inside a simple song.” muses Fafard. To get the right feel for Fowl Mood it had to be recorded live off the floor, which has become the standard recording practice for Fafard ever since he recorded the Juno-nominated record, …and another thing… in 2006. Such a humble recording practice can reap great benefits, but is not very common in the digital era of pitch
perfect polish. Over half the tracks on Fowl Mood are first takes. “The vibe was good and we just kept moving onto the next song”, recalls Fafard. “I was feeling free, the solos were improvised. It turned out pretty much the way I hoped it would.”

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Café Beans
Lutherplatz 6
63225 Langen

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