During their recent world tour for their album Fragrant World Yeasayer decided to document their two-night stand at the legendary 9:30 Club on Nov 14th and 15th 2012. They are to release a Limited Edition 2xLP that covers tracks from their first three albums and is titled Good Evening Washington DC, Live at 9:30 Club.
The album comes with a comprehensive pamphlet written by Christopher Kline that describes the topical origins and inner-workings of each song on Fragrant World.
Here’s a taster with Wait For The Summer which featured on All Hour Cymbals (2007) which sounds better than the album version to my ears. When talking about their musical influences back in 2008 with Pitchfork Anand Wilder cited Bollywood soundtracks from the 70s, Mapfumo records, and Celtic music…
Secretly Canadian November 12, 2013