Friday, August 8, 2008

Your Daily Lick: Port O'Brien

All We Could Do Was Sing (self-released)

By Nate Seltenrich
Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 12:22 PM

The first thing you should know about "Stuck on a Boat" and "Fisherman's Son": they are true stories. Lead singer Van Pierszalowski really is a fisherman's son - in fact a part-time Alaskan fisherman himself - hence the seafaring imagery that pervades Port O'Brien's studio debut. Musically, the folk-meets-Pavement approach works flawlessly.

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