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Cowboy Junkies: At the End of Paths Taken, is as much about new beginnings as it is about endings. It's about human connections, and the complexities to sustain and maintain them over time. In other words, this is a classic Cowboy Junkies album a suite of smart, richly textured songs that prize insight and casual revelations over easily digestible cliches.
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Cowboy Junkies inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame / Daily Herald Tribune
The National Music Centre is now the physical home of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, Quebec's ADISQ Hall of Fame and the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame. While the centre has invited past inductees to its hallowed halls over the past two years for official "plaque ceremonies," 2019 marked the first time a live event was held for the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. It...
Cowboy Junkies captivate with sad songs at the Dakota / Minneapolis Star Tribune
"We only have one happy song," Cowboy Junkies singer Margo Timmins told a packed house at the Dakota in Minneapolis on Wednesday night. "And we're not pulling it out tonight." Timmins has been using that line for years. Because, as she points out, people who come to see Toronto's Cowboy Junkies must like sad songs. The Timminses and their band – brother Peter is on drums, along with bassist Alan An...
Cowboy Junkies release first album in six years / Montreal Gazette
When listening to All That Reckoning, Cowboy Junkies' first album in six years, it's hard not to survey political storm clouds. Vocalist Margo Timmins practically invites us to do so in the dread-laced When We Arrive: "Welcome to the age of dissolution … everything unsure, everything unstable." But just as the Canadian quartet found widespread fame with a rare hush, even the collection's most over...
The Daily Irritant: Flashback Friday with Cowboy Junkies
I don't know if it's true, but I always suspected that the name "Cowboy Junkies" came from a pseudonym used by Nick Cave on the "Honeymoon in Red" album. O ne track, he is listed as "a drunk cowboy junkie." This record came out in 1987, by which time Cowboy Junkies must have already been formed, but maybe he used it earlier? I don't know and I guess it doesn't matter. Anyway, enjoy a few ...
Cowboy Junkies set for the Fairfield Warehouse / New Haven Register
Can it really have been 30 years since the Cowboy Junkies released The Trinity Session, that beautiful, uncluttered, pristine recording made in a Toronto church? You bet it has - and it still sounds great! More importantly, THEY still sound great - and the band, one of the best cultural contributions ever to come out of Toronto, still performs with all the original members: siblings Margo, Michael and Pe...
Cowboy Junkies are 'At The End of Paths Taken'
Despite its title, the new Cowboy Junkies album,At the End of Paths Taken, is as much about new beginnings as it is about endings. It is also about human connections, the struggle to sustain those connections over time, and the complexities that can arise even when those connections are maintained. It is, in other words, a classic Cowboy Junkies album a suite of smart, richly textured song...