January 30, 2005

HAYDEN: 'Woody'

Opening with a lullaby vibratoed electric guitar, reminiscent of many sixties radio hits, that mood is mildly diffused with the more expected wood and steel organic thrum of Hayden's acoustic guitar in the song, "Woody". But throughout the short and sweet "Woody", that early sixties pop vibe continues to vibrate from the tremulous six string - no matter how much harmonica or lo-fi indie vocal Hayden can muster, a 40 year old pop lullably feel lurks beneath it all. Nearly always exuding a downbeat melancholy, Hayden's "Woody" is no exception and would fit well alongside Skating Club on your next mixtape/burned CD.

+ woody
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  1. I've been checking your site occasionally and I must say that it's the first time I see you posting something about an artist that I absolutely adore.
    Songs like Smokers, The Hazards, Dynamite Walls, Between Us To Hold (I could go on and on and on...) I'll appreciate forever, I'm sure. If you haven't checked Hayden, for shame. Great site by the way. Greet, Matthias.

  2. Oh yeah, I forgot to say it's a shame that the song you posted 'Woody' isn't really representable for his oeuvre. Woody didn't really impress me. The songs I said are far more close to what he normally does. But hey, that's just my opinion.