Sunparlour Players - Hymns for the Happy


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The 2007 re-release of the highly acclaimed debut release from Sunparlour Players.

"One of the ways Sunparlour Players succeeds on the new record is the band's intense creativity. This is heard in juxtapositions between the rawkus stomp and yowls found on John Had a Bell and a Whistle and the elegiac orchestrations and vocals of If the Creeks Don't Rise. The Players seem to be constantly evolving as their history comes from equal parts old country and old punk." - Ottawa XPress

"The Mennonite upbringing of main-man Andrew Penner may have piqued press interest, but it is his eloquent lyrics and passionate vocals and the group's fiery onstage energy that will keep you riveted." - Exclaim!

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Possible influences include: Neil Young, Van Halen, The Carter Family, André Ethier

Previews - Hymns for the Happy

01. Sunparlour Players - Hymn for the Happy - Listen!
02. Sunparlour Players - John Had a Bell and Whistle - Listen!
03. Sunparlour Players - Pacifists Anthem - Listen!
04. Sunparlour Players - If the Creeks Don't Rise - Listen!
05. Sunparlour Players - The Detroit River is Alive! - Listen!
06. Sunparlour Players - Dyin' Today - Listen!
07. Sunparlour Players - Robbers Lullaby - Listen!
08. Sunparlour Players - Be the One - Listen!
09. Sunparlour Players - You are a Hunter - Listen!
10. Sunparlour Players - Talk it to Death - Listen!

Hear all samples at once - Listen!

Bonus - Album package comes with complete artwork including two PDF pages.

Album File Size - MP3 Format - 62.56 MB
Album File Size - CD-Quality Lossless Flac Format - 242.67 MB

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