Gorka: Bright Side of Down
Veteran singer-songwriter John Gorka returns in 2014 after a four-year absence with the release of his Bright Side of Down. The album opens with something that's a little too familiar from these past few weeks: being stranded by a snowstorm.
style is clear, warm, and full of life's little insights where "our
memories are pictures with scissors for thoughts." He brings in friends
Eliza Gilkyson and Lucy Kaplansky, among others, to fill out a big folk
sound that's somewhere between coffee house and concert hall.