Critic’s Choice: April 22, 2018

Critic’s Choice from the 2018 High Water Festival!

playlist goes by artist-song title-lp title-year


1st hour


1)beach boys-anna lee the healer-friends-1969

2)shovels & rope-save the world-swimmin’ time-2014

3)st paul & broken bones-it’s midnight-half the city-2014

4)jillette johnson-like you raised me-all i ever see in you-2017

5)joshua hedley-these walls-mr. jukebox-2018

6)john prine-no ordinary blue-the tree of forgiveness-2018

7)aretha franklin-crazy he calls me-soul ’69-1969

8)dma’s-health-for now-2018

9)the cure-speak my language-japanese whispers-1983

10)jack white-why walk a dog-boarding house reach-2018

11)cicada rhythm-roses by my side-everywhere i go-2018

12)rolling stones-back street girl-between the buttons-1967

13)charley crockett-ain’t gonna worry child-lonesome as a shadow-2018

14)don gallardo-stay awhile-still here-2018

15)sera cahoone-dusty lungs-the flora string sessions-2018


2nd hour


1)wilco-how to fight loneliness-summerteeth-1999

2)halie loren-how to dismantle a life-from the wild sky-2018

3)jason isbell-different days-southeastern-2013

4)juliana hatfield-hopelessly devoted to you-sings olivia newton john-2018

5)guided by voices-i love kangaroos-space gun-2018

6)they might be giants-push back the hands-i like fun-2018

7)ashley monroe-she wakes me up-sparrow-2018

8)al green-all because-gets next to you-1971

9)nathaniel rateliff-say it louder-tearing at the seams-2018

10)band of horses-throw my mess-why are you ok-2016


12)old 97’s-busted afternoon-fight songs-1999

13)josh rouse-hugs & kisses-love in the modern age-2018

14)rod picott-on the way down-out past the wires-2018


3rd hour


1)dr. dog-true love-critical equation-2018

2)brandi carlile-closer to you-brandi carlile-2005

3)old crow medicine show-the good stuff-volunteer-2018

4)frankie cosmos-caramelize-vessel-2018

5)jefferson airplane-volunteers-volunteers-1969

6)the decemberists-sucker’s prayer-i’ll be your girl-2018

7)kacey musgraves-high horse-golden hour-2018

8)van morrison-come running-moondance-1970

9)the aces-stay-when my heart felt volcanic-2018

10)the replacements-can’t hardly wait-pleased to meet me-1987

11)willie nelson-don’t tell noah-last man standing-2018

12)the pandoras-just a picture-hey it’s the pandoras-2018

13)fleetwood mac-born enchanter-heroes are hard to find-1974

14)king tuff-circuits in the sand-the other-2018