Dale Wicks – House On Fire – Audio

The US alt-folk creator Dale Wicks releases the LP Only Passing Through on the 23rd.

Dale Wicks

Dale Wicks

Whilst the dozen track album (available on bandcamp)  is predominately a melancholic array of country infused ballads there is a sense that despite, or perhaps because, of the travails of life there is an inner steel and light at the end of the tunnel.

The frequent deployment of slide and pedal guitar undoubtedly adds to the feeling of sadness that threads through the just over three quarters of an hour release.

Given describing Only Passing Through as being an emotional catharsis, unsurprisingly my pick of the release is contrarian to that perspective and most uptempo of the release – the seventh track –  House On Fire.


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