The Carrier EP

by Dirtwire

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LYRICS: woke up and the well was dry 27 vultures in the sky i don't know when and i don't know why this is the year that the well went dry i ate dust and dirt too many days if i don't get a drink someone's gonna pay the trees all died and withered away wild fires came and set them all ablaze i don't know how much longer i got time to hit the road and find another spot when the rain comes it all washes away we lift our heads and this is what we say the ranch is run down to the bone and i can't get a god damn loan i'll dig this hole till the day i die this is the year that the well went dry i don't know how much longer i got time to hit the road and find another spot when the rain comes it all washes away we lift our heads and this is what we say poison steals my last breath rattle snakes can eat my flesh it was a rough ride until the end but you know i'd do it again i don't know how much longer i got time to hit the road and find another spot when the rain comes it all washes away we lift our heads and this is what we say
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Only One 03:40
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Thunderbird 04:02
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Yunan 03:12
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Damn Rooster 03:43
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Bottles 02:29
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Last Call 04:25
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Visit The Carrier release page at thecarrier.dirtwire.net.

The 7-track EP features a worldly mix of Southern downhome goodness with the single “The Well” featuring vocals by Rising Appalachia as well as a bonus remix of Yunan by Bryth.

Grab The Carrier and hear it live at a show near you. Visit dirtwire.net/event for the full tour calendar, or join the mailing list to get alerts when we travel to a city near you.

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released September 9, 2014

David Satori - banjo, guitar, vocals, saz, bottles, melodica, percussion, production

Evan Fraser - vocals, megaphone, harmonica, jaw harp, lap steel slide guitar, ngoni, keys, bottles, bones, spoons, leaves, calabash, percussion, production

Guest Musicians:
Leah Song - Vocals (1)
Chloe Smith - Vocals (1)
TBird Luv - Flute, Vocals (3)
David Brown - Bass (1)
Seth Ford Young - Bass (7)
Sidecar Tommy - Drums (7)

Additional Lyrics on The Well - Rich Canut

Mastered by - EO

Art by Brin Levinson brinlevinson.com

Recorded and Produced by Dirtwire 2014 at Beats Antique Studios in Oakland, CA.

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Dirtwire Oakland, California

Dirtwire is a traveller’s collage of instruments and electronic production foraged from Coachella to the mountains of Tuva. Far from home, these troubadours are welcome for the most important language they speak: music. Lifelong musicians Evan Fraser, David Satori, and Mark Reveley are touring now under the banner of Dirtwire, with songs from their new record “Road Goes All Night”. ... more

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