- Very nice
Special thanks to Larry Carta at CoolAlbumoftheDay.com for publishing my fresh review of Beast in Its Tracks. Check it out below, with a link to Cool Album after the jump
Beast in Its Tracks Review 4-3-13
I have come to expect great things from Josh Ritter over the handful of years that I’ve been a fan of his. And were it not for my pawing through a friend’s estate sale and picking up Animal Years because he swore I’d like it, I’m not sure how or when I would have found Josh Ritter.
But man, now three LPs and two EPs since that career-defining release, am I ever glad I did.
I went all out with this release. I pre-ordered the 180-gram vinyl (with free CD album version in the dust jacket) in December for the March release. I pre-ordered concert tickets (with free digital download) In January for the concert still 2 1/2 months away. My expectations could not have been higher, and they were met and exceeded when I sat in my living room and listened to that album from start to finish on its release date in early March….