Damien wins Seattle Weekly Singer/Songwriter Award!

When Jurado’s Ghost of David (Sub Pop) uncurled its wrinkled, earth-stained fingers and wrapped itself around listeners everywhere in 2000, loosely held ideas about a genre called “urban folk” quickly solidified. Jurado’s conversational acoustic guitar tones, strange melodies, and straightforward, literary voice make the city seem as lonely and desolate as the country. Likely owing to his punk background, the singer/songwriter also makes honesty and spirituality seem as tough as nails. Your choice for Best Singer/Songwriter released On My Way to Absence this year; layered among the handcrafted melancholy narratives are electronic flourishes and artfully arranged samples.
LAURA CASSIDY
(taken from the Seattle Weekly website)

AUDIO

No Woman by Whitney
Exit 353 by Damien Jurado
Falling by Here We Go Magic
Ordinary Feeling by Here We Go Magic
Tokyo London US Korea by Here We Go Magic
Not You by Steven A. Clark

VIDEOS

Translate by Suuns

You And Me by Ben Abraham

Exit 353 by Damien Jurado

Big Winter Jacket by Cayucas

COMING SOON

Damien Jurado
Visions of Us on the Land
CD / 2xLP
Ben Abraham
Sirens
CD / 2xLP
Suuns
Hold/Still
CD / LP

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