October 1st, 2000

Lucy Kaplansky - Ten Year Night

    After the recent success of the Cry, Cry, Cry CD and Tour, Lucy Kaplansky returns with her third CD. Lucy is backed up by a great band consisting of Larry Campbell of acoustic and electric guitars, Jon Herington on electric and slide guitars, Zev Katz on bass, and Ben Whitman on percussion. In addition Lucy is joined by Jennifer Kimball, John Gorka, and Richard Shindell on the CD.

    Lucy’s plaintive folk style rings true in this CD. The title track is a beautiful love song about looking at your companion, asleep, while on a long journey. Other notable tracks include “Turn the Lights Back On” about the fight ending a relationship, “One Good Reason” about alcoholism, and “End of the Day” questioning the worth of a “real” job versus past dreams. The lyrics are co-written by Richard Litvin.

    Lucy has so much to say in her songs, and in her words. The CD breaches that surface. Lucy is no longer an emerging folk artist, but a competent professional in the folk world.

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