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Stereo Embers’ TRACK OF THE DAY: Folk Thief’s “Wooderson”

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Our Track of the Day comes from Vancouver’s Folk Thief.

Currently at work on the follow-up to last year’s Love, Heartbreak & Oblivion, Dave Hadgkiss (a.k.a. The Folk Thief) checks in with “Wooderson.”  Bringing to mind Evan Dando and Gram Parsons, “Wooderson” is a thoughtful acoustic number that features Hadgkiss’ trademark phrasing and catchy, subtle hooks.

Named after the Dazed and Confused character of the same name, the song, Hadgkiss tells Stereo Embers, was written, “For my friend who was struggling with addiction and depression. I guess it’s a call to arms of sorts. About the power of friendship and how it is the only thing that can get us through tough times I think. Then I felt like stomping on distortion pedals at the end because you just need to do that kind of thing from time to time…”

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Currently at work on his new album, Hadgkiss reveals what he can to Stereo Embers. “I don’t really know what to say about the new record,” he confesses. “It is titled …and then the west was lost and I’m hoping to release it by the fall because it’s much darker than the last one and doesn’t really feel like a summer album. Having said that I’m not sure if I have a summer record in me. I’m very Autumn. It’s my favorite season…I’m now pondering the concept of seasonal albums and what it would be like to release a record for each season. We’ll see.

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