“Every moment goes right for the heart of the moment as it soars up into the sky.” "Best of all though are those unfettered vocals that ring proud and true. Volume is a must for this is a piece that yearns to be felt.”
"Hypnotic.. Glorious fingerpicking guitar work"
Blind Uncle Harry – Hillbilly Hippie Haiku Heaven BEACH SLOTH BLOG REVIEW
April 10 - Rustic vibes run through Blind Uncle Harry’s joyous “Hillbilly Hippie Haiku Heaven”. Going for something with true grit and soul, the way they let their energy pour out feels so satisfying. Everything about it recalls Henry Flynt’s incredible celebratory work. From the fiddles to their eager singing, there is a welcoming presence about the piece. They simply burst forth with so much love that it becomes impossible to resist their charms. Instrumentally vibrant they incorporate so much color into the mix. Best of all though are those unfettered vocals that ring proud and true. Volume is a must for this is a piece that yearns to be felt.
After a short introduction, they establish the groove quite quickly. Pretty much they start things up with glorious fingerpicking guitar work. From there they let the rest of it rely upon the sheer playfulness of the lyrics. The mixture of storytelling and surrealism works wonder for the mix as they let things unfurl. By bringing together multiple vocalists they make sure to give it a living, breathing quality to it. Hypnotic with its mantra the way the song’s cyclical nature works in its favor feels life-affirming. Not a moment is wasted either as they take on a great deal of different sonic detours. Every moment goes right for the heart of the moment of things as it soars up into the sky.
Sung with honesty and integrity, Blind Uncle Harry creates a communal presence on the infectious “Hillbilly Hippie Haiku Heaven”.