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Free Download in advance of the release of the EVIE LADIN BAND CD coming Spring 2012.


5 below

This is how it is done
You walk then you run
they say
they say

this is how it will be
before you, it’s me
they say
they say

Oh what a storm racing down from the sky
We’re almost home but it’s covered in ice
Ice on the window it’s cold in my skin
Deep in my bones I can feel it
I feel it, and I know
What it is to be 5 below

This is how it is done
We have never won
they say
they say

this is how it will be
life of misery
they say
they say

The tunnel is gone when there’s light in your eyes,
The window’s defrosting we clear off the ice
I’m quitting shivering one at a time
If I stop dancing I’ll feel it
I feel it, and I know
What it is to be 5 below


from Evie Ladin Band, track released February 24, 2012
Evie Ladin vocal, banjo, feet, knitting needle
Keith Terry bass, feet, percussion, cornstarch
Dina Maccabee violin
Erik Pearson guitar

Recorded and mixed by Ivan Rosenberg 2012
Mastered by David Travers-Smith


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Evie Ladin Oakland, California

The polyrhythmic heat and funk of Evie Ladin's clawhammer banjo, resonant voice, real stories and rhythmic dance - have been heard from A Prairie Home Companion to Celtic Connections, Lincoln Center to Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. The Evie Ladin Band is an expansive stringband, with Keith Terry - bass and percussion, and Erik Pearson - guitar. Body-slappin neo-trad urban folk. ... more


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