Giveaway: Win The Jayhawks’ New CD!

Contest Closed

Muruch and Rounder Records are giving away one copy of The Jayhawks’ new CD, Mockingbird Time. You can read my review of the album by clicking here and the contest details are below…

The Prize:

One winner will receive:
1 The Jayhawks: Mockingbird Time CD

The Rules:

Comment to this entry with “Mockingbird” and your email address. All new comments are moderated to avoid spam (which is why you must include the required text in your comment), so it may take a day for your comment to appear if you haven’t commented on Muruch before.

Note: This contest is open to everyone, but all contestants must enter with a valid email address to qualify. The winner of the contest will also be required to provide me with their full name and postal address for shipping purposes.

The Deadline:

The contest will end on Friday, September 23rd. The winner will be chosen at random and contacted via email.

Go now go! And tell others.

Album Review

Buy @ Amazon

The Jayhawks Official Site

The Jayhawks: Mockingbird Time

The Jayhawks just may be the most likable band of all time. That’s not to say that any of their albums are really my all-time favorites, but the irresistable joy and warmth of their music always makes me feel better for having listened to it. The same is true of their new album, Mockingbird Time. Set for release on September 20th via Rounder Records and reuniting the band with founding members Gary Louris and Mark Olson, the new disc continues The Jayhawks’ signature friendly folk-rock sound.

“Hide Your Colors,” the anthem of encouragement which opens the album, shines with the kind of gentle, jubilant light of The Grateful Dead’s “Sugar Magnolia” or The Beatles’ “Free as a Bird.”

The rest of the disc doesn’t thrill me quite as much, but the fact remains that hearing the music of The Jayhawks is like receiving an unexpected call from an old, dear friend. You’re always smilling by the time you hang up.

I was not granted permission to share an mp3, but you can hear samples at the links below…

Buy @ Amazon

The Jayhawks Official Site