Louis, toured the country, self-released a casette and two cd's, built a small but loyal following, and played on bills with Uncle Tupelo, King Missile, Hasil Adkins, many others. Then the band started to evolve a bit, as Chris King, the singer, began exploring world folklore and writing a different kind of song. There were some lineup changes, they changed their name to Eleanor Roosevelt, and from mid 92 to mid 95, the band got on a roll, worked steadily, and made two terrific heartfelt records of weird folky rock. For various reasons the records weren't released in complete form, though one song came out on a Bloodshot compilation, some others came out on a Faye Records 7" ("Head in a hummingbird's nest", 1994), and one appeared on "Tiny Idols", a 2005 compilation of lost indie bands of the 90's. But these records have continued to call out to them, and they've finally done something about it, releasing them digitally, and, in limited quantities (for now) as actual cd's. The records are: Walker with his head down (recorded 1993; recommended tracks: Gravy, Creepy part of town, Espoontoon, Head in a hummingbird's nest) Crumbling in the rain (recorded 1995; recommended tracks: Short life, Three-eyed snake, 400 Drunks, Abandoned superhighway) Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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