"A full-blown distorted fire and brimstone rant that one might expect to encounter in the deepest depths of the American Bible Belt... they evoke the bible and Nick Drake on Balaam's Ass, play buzzsaw fiddle on Keep My Body and plumb the depths of hell on the mindscraping soundscape that is The Lonesome Valley... while a rasping Old Time Religion comes across like the Salvation Army from Hell." Maverick
“Twin-fiddles, from the lush to the distorted, backed up by the world’s oldest big drum, lead this set of lo-fi Christian tunes and songs. Lou Reed, Nick Cave and backwoods preachers are all in there, bless ‘em. Magnificently loopy.” fRoots
“It's a visceral, rough hewn ride - foot stompy and fuzzy around the edges. Equally spooky and sublime, it's hard to know whether these Sons will save you or send you to the pits of Hell. But whatever the final judgement, it's sure to leave you in a better place. Amen!” R2
“I've heard better sounding third generation bootlegs. I don't suppose commercial success was the aim here but would have it have been too much of an artistic compromise to record these songs properly?” Blues Bunny
Glass-mastered CD (not a CDr) in a digipack sleeve. Duration: 36:38
Track listing – Invocation: Veni Creator Spiritus / Keep My Body / The Devil & the Good Book / Balaam’s Ass / Jesus / What Wondrous Love is This / Surely He Died on Calvary / A Pilgrim & a Stranger / Old Time Religion / The Lonesome Valley / Bid You Goodnight
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