Requiem - Eliza Gilkyson - Paradise Hotel (CD, Album)


2005
Label: Red House Records - RHR CD 187 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Folk, World, & Country •
Requiem - Eliza Gilkyson - Paradise Hotel (CD, Album)

A project that drew acclaim for its brave songwriting, Paradise Hotel runs the gamut from political satire to the sensual.A cover of the World Party song “Is it Like Today” was used for the show “The Finder” in and two other songs were featured in the BBC mystery series “Case Histories.” It features “Requiem,” which was originally written for the Asian tsunami victims of.

Paradise Hotel by Eliza Gilkyson - CD () for $ from Country & Bluegrass - Order by Phone Eliza Gilkyson: Paradise Hotel CD () - Red House | Sales/5(21).

 · If Land of Milk and Honey was her pre-election treatise, Paradise Hotel is, inevitably, her post-election lament, one she sings in a mature, smoky voice that is occasionally reminiscent of Emmylou Harris, three years her senior, and often of Lucinda Williams, three years her junior. True, the only explicitly political song on the album is "Man of God," an unsparing condemnation of George W. Bush /10(67).

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Warm reflections, strong convictions, and spiritual grace inform the veteran Texas-based troubadour Eliza Gilkyson's latest, Paradise Hotel. Offerings are even more eclectic than usual, with the Spanish-sung border balladry of "Bellarosa," a surprise cover of World Party's "Is It Like Today," and the hymn-like original "Requiem" extending Gilkyson's interpretive range/5(42).


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  1. Paradise Hotel is singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson's follow-up to her Grammy-nominated contemporary folk album Land of Milk and Honey. Producer Mark Hallman returns, as does a spectrum of talented guest musicians, including Shawn Colvin, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Marcia Brand: Red House.

  2.  · Paradise Hotel is rife with nuances that distinguish its author's pen; on "Borderline," she hums "Whiter Shade of Pale" to her own melody. Gilkyson hasn't backed down from her hard-line political stance either. The album's showstopper is the third track, "Man of God," booming with authority and righteous rejection of the party line/5(42).

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