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Secularia

Renowned GRAMMY-nominated folksinger Eliza Gilkyson will release her 20th album, SECULARIA, on July 13 via Red House Records. Gilkyson’s music, in the classic folk music tradition, has always offered a vivid reflection of the times we live in. SECULARIA, the long-awaited follow-up to the Nocturne Diaries, is a collection of spiritually charged songs that do not fit within the parameters of traditional religious beliefs, challenging us to embrace a more inclusive perspective, to respect all life and to be accountable for our actions in these divisive times.

The album features a stunning performance with the internationally acclaimed Tosca String Quartet, (David Byrne, Bob Schneider), vocal cameos by Shawn Colvin and gospel singer Sam Butler, and a duet with her friend, the late Jimmy LaFave, as well as two songs adapted from poetry written by her grandmother, Phoebe Hunter Gilkyson, co-written with Eliza’s father, folksinger Terry Gilkyson. Recorded with what she calls a “spare urban folk approach,” the album features songs of grief, gratitude and wonder. As always, she’s assembled a group of some of Austin’s finest players to back her in the studio: Chris Maresh (Eric Johnson), Warren Hood, Kym Warner (The Green Cards), Andre Moran, Mike Hardwick (Jon Dee Graham, Charlie Sexton), Betty Soo and more.

MP3/320 $10.00
FLAC $12.00
WAV $12.00
WAV-HD $17.00
CD $15.00
LP $22.00

Track Listing

Solitary Singer
Lifelines
Conservation
In the Name of the Lord
Dreamtime
Seculare
Reunion
Sanctuary
Through the Looking Glass
Emmanuelle
Down By the Riverside
Instrument