“It’s who you leave behind, approved it’s not who you save/That you’ll be judged by.”
In Mother Night, Kurt Vonnegut coined the term “a nation of two” to describe that stage of love in which a couple seems to be creating their own self-contained world, with its own language and culture. Luck And Courage is the history of the rise and fall of one such country, one inhabited by the titular characters Felix & Adelita – luck & courage.
4/5 “Sprawling but fleet-footed…its execution is beguiling.” – Q Magazine
“His songs are peculiar and unsettling, elegant and sparse. Think Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle fronting a gypsy band.” – Crawdaddy