Joe Henry's new album 'Reverie' is an all-acoustic production, though also a raw and raucous and messy affair. As Henry explains, "I knew it should be stripped and lean but not demur, sonically speaking; in black and white, but not without red blood in its veins."
The record came to …
For more than two decades as a solo artist and Grammy-winning producer, Joe Henry has worked with some of the most celebrated names in music, including Ornette Coleman, Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint, T-Bone Burnett, Don Byron, Solomon Burke, Brad Mehldau, Madonna, and Ani DiFranco.
On Blood from Stars, his …
With his grand musical scope and infamously wry-but-somber observations, esteemed singer/songwriter and producer Joe Henry has crafted Civilians, his second album for Anti-. Soulful and warm but sparse and direct, the sophisticated bard has designed a career-defining record.
Featuring special guests Van Dyke Parks & Bill Frissell
Fresh from his magnificent production of Solomon Burke's Grammy-winning "Don't Give Up On Me," Joe Henry has delivered his finest work to date with "Tiny Voices." Featuring classic melodies, pointed-yet-poetic lyrics and inventive, Jazz infused (but not polite) arrangements, "Tiny Voices" bristles with creativity.
This album is already getting raves...in …