The Handsome Cornucopia
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The Handsome Cornucopia is a gorgeous offering of folk pop written and recorded by Mermaid Skeletons when the group was a duo: Josh Hryciak and Michael Satterfield. The recording was put on the shelf when the band's numbers grew, they developed a new sound and released the EP, Darlings. The album now sees the light of day as the first digital release by Triple Stamp Records.
The characteristic velvet voice of Hryciak stirs the heart while his
wit and humor dance around both profound and popular subjects of
pastoral poetry: love, death and metamorphosis. Instrumentation
includes layers of acoustic guitars, drums, bells, keys, and enchanting harmonies produced by Hryciak, Satterfield, and
engineered by Allen Bergendahl of Viking Recording Co. It s Bergendahl who unearthed this record, and it s
long overdue that it reach the ears of eager listeners.
1. Ants Between My Toes, 2. Lagers and Stouts, Or Dirty Red Fox, 3. The White Wolf, 4. The Duck That Fed Us, 5. The Story of the Mermaid Lagoon, 6. The Dark Forest, 7. A Prayer For Andrew, 8. Jogging.
For fans of The Go-Betweens, The Essex Green, Apples in Stereo
This release is made possible by permission of Josh Hryciak, Michael Satterfield, and the dedicated time of Allen Bergendahl. c. 2006