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The Duhks

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Track Listing:
1. Death Came A Knockin' - 3:44   2. Mists Of Down Below / Meghan Hayden's - 4:22   3. Gene’s Machine: Mary McMahon's / Pretty Little Indian / Sligo Creek / The Dublin Reel - 5:01   4. Four Blue Walls - 5:03   5. The Wagoner’s Lad - 3:32   6. True Religion - 4:15   7. The Magnolia Set: Islay Ranters Reel / Fleur De Mandragore / Bull Moose / Isaac hanna's - 5:26   8. You And I - 3:50   9. Everybody Knows - 4:09   10. Dance Hall Girls / Bozeemon Boogie - 4:45   11. The Dregs Of Birch: Slip Jip / Thee Dregs Of Birch / Eleanor Day's #1 - 5:17   12. Du Temps Que j'étais jeune / Gabriella’s Jig - 3:58   13. Dover, Delaware - 4:56   14. Love Is The Seventh Wave / The Abundant Arch Of Love - 3:25

Personnel:
Jordan McConnell (vocals, guitar, whistle) , Leonard Podoliak (vocals, banjo, fiddle) , Tania Elizabeth (vocals, fiddle) , Jessica Havey (vocals) , Scott "Senor" Senior (drums, congas, bongos, cajon drums, pandeiro, shaker, surdo, tabla, bells) , Béla Fleck (banjo) , Edgar Meyer (double bass) , Victor Wooten (fretless bass) , Paul Brady / Abigail Washburn (background vocals)

Reviews:

1. AllMusic - Gregory McIntosh
The Duhks debut self-titled album for Sugar Hill takes a similar progressive approach to bluegrass and folk as their album's producer, Béla Fleck, although the band is a bit more organic than Fleck. The first noticeable twist on the genre is their percussionist, Scott "Señor" Senior, who is unafraid to propel the band with hints of Latin and rock rhythms. As the album shapes itself, however, it becomes clear that each member of the quintet has the talent to deftly explore many different areas of traditional and contemporary folk. From the subset of traditional Celtic reels that make up "Gene's Machine" to their cover of Leonard Cohen's "Everybody Knows," the Duhks constantly reach out to the same territory as contemporaries Nickel Creek and the Mammals, although with a bit more of a schizophrenic edge than either. The Duhks even give a nod to the Mammals providing a nice justice to Ruthie Ungar's "Blue"

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