Workin' On A World: CD
  • Workin' On A World: CD

Workin' On A World: CD

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SHIPS LATE FEBRUARY. On her transcendent new record, Workin' On A World (out February 24, 2023), Iris DeMent faces the modern world — as it is right now — with its climate catastrophe, pandemic illness, and epidemic of violence and social injustice — and not only asks us how we can keep working towards a better world, but implores us to love each

SHIPS LATE FEBRUARY. On her transcendent new record, Workin' On A World (out February 24, 2023), Iris DeMent faces the modern world — as it is right now — with its climate catastrophe, pandemic illness, and epidemic of violence and social injustice — and not only asks us how we can keep working towards a better world, but implores us to love each other, despite our very different ways of seeing. Her songs are her way of healing our broken inner and outer spaces.

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The Trackless Woods: CD
  • The Trackless Woods: CD

The Trackless Woods: CD

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Considered “one of the great voices in contemporary popular music” (NPR), Iris DeMent has returned with an album unlike any other in her illustrious career. Featuring original music and melodies by Iris, The Trackless Woods sets 18 poems by acclaimed 20th century Russian poet Anna Akhmatova to life. Hailed as one of Russia’s finest poets, Akhmatova

Considered “one of the great voices in contemporary popular music” (NPR), Iris DeMent has returned with an album unlike any other in her illustrious career. Featuring original music and melodies by Iris, The Trackless Woods sets 18 poems by acclaimed 20th century Russian poet Anna Akhmatova to life. Hailed as one of Russia’s finest poets, Akhmatova survived the Bolshevik Revolution, both World Wars and Stalin. She lost family, friends and fellow writers to political killings and labor in the gulags. When Iris randomly stumbled upon Akhmatova’s work in a book of poetry a friend sent as a gift, she was immediately taken by the sorrow and burden of the poems, juxtaposed with Akhmatova’s lightness and transcendence in the face of inhumanity.“Anna’s gift of song is so strong, about alI I had to do was get really quiet and listen,” says Iris. After reading that first poem the melodies began pouring out of her, and before she even fully understood what was driving her, Iris was gathering musicians and friends, including co-producer Richard Bennett (Emmylou Harris, Neil Diamond, Steve Earle), to record The Trackless Woods in her living room over a five-day period.The result is a breathtaking pairing of piano and voice in Iris’ sui generis style with timeless melodies that are deeply rooted in the American South. The project also fulfilled a long yearned-for desire to connect with her adopted daughter’s culture and history. Iris and her husband adopted their daughter from Siberia in 2005, and she says “I’d never have made this record were it not for her.”

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Sing The Delta: CD
  • Sing The Delta: CD

Sing The Delta: CD

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Considered "one of the finest artists of her generation" (All Music), Iris DeMent has returned with her first album of original music in 16 years, Sing The Delta, on her own Flariella label. The album brings the delta to life through timeless songs, DeMent's richly evocative voice and support from a cast of first-call musicians including Al

Considered "one of the finest artists of her generation" (All Music), Iris DeMent has returned with her first album of original music in 16 years, Sing The Delta, on her own Flariella label. The album brings the delta to life through timeless songs, DeMent's richly evocative voice and support from a cast of first-call musicians including Al Perkins, Reese Wynans, and album co-producers Bo Ramsey and Richard Bennett. Sing The Delta is uplifting and heartbreaking, ripe with twang and soul. Dixie horns, weeping slide guitar balladry and bright, Gospel-tinged piano swirl as Iris contemplates religion, love and family with introspection and imagery that few singer-songwriters can convey. Iris' voice soars over a bluesy crawl on "The Kingdom Has Already Come" while "The Night I Learned How Not To Pray" is a vivid story about the tragic death of a young boy and subsequent religious reckoning.

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Lifeline: CD
  • Lifeline: CD

Lifeline: CD

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Iris DeMent, one of the most celebrated country-folk performers of our day, returns with her first album in 8 years. Lifeline, Iris DeMent's first release on her own FlariElla Records, springs from memories of her youth-time spent singing gospel as a young child. Containing twelve standards and one brand-new original, Lifeline is gospel music sung

Iris DeMent, one of the most celebrated country-folk performers of our day, returns with her first album in 8 years. Lifeline, Iris DeMent's first release on her own FlariElla Records, springs from memories of her youth-time spent singing gospel as a young child. Containing twelve standards and one brand-new original, Lifeline is gospel music sung with amazing conviction and passion from one of the extraordinary voices of our era. While Lifeline's emphasis may be on traditional gospel standards, the focus, as on all of Iris albums, is her pure, evocative vocal style. Longtime fans will recognize the unmistakable voice they have loved through the years. Lifeline is a breathtaking work from a major artist. Standard Jewel Case.

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Workin' On A World + The Trackless Woods
  • Workin' On A World + The Trackless Woods

Workin' On A World + The Trackless Woods

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SHIPS LATE FEBRUARY. DeMent's two most recent record releases at a discounted price.

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Flariella Records Bundle
  • Flariella Records Bundle

Flariella Records Bundle

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SHIPS LATE FEBRUARY. CD Bundle containing all four Flariella Records releases: Workin' On A World (2023), The Trackless Woods (2015), Sing The Delta (2012), and Lifeline (2004)

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