Woodpecker is/was the province of one Anthony Overtoom, whose larynx amounts to a vague medley of Bob Dylan and Grant Hart, however this three-cut 12" is way more Basement Tapes than Zen Arcade. The title cut is a driving, bass-trombone enhanced rocker (for lack of a better word) that bears no shortage of rootsy sway and character for miles. The flip-sides "Pieces" and "O Marie" steer things in a less fevered direction, revealing the other side of Overtoom's proverbial coin. If anyone is interested, I have a subsequent Woodpecker ep to share as well. Thanks to Discogs for the pic, substituting for my copy's somewhat blemished visage.
A. Bowl of Water
B2. O Marie
PERSONAL EFFECTS - st EP 82 w Bring Out The Jazz EP 85 w Mana Fiesta LP 87 - What a great art rock band with a dark side that I had never heard of before! Well I have their other two albums on order so hang tight. Link 1 of 2: ht...
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