Kath Bloom & Loren Connors - Sand In My Shoe [LP] (Blue Colored Vinyl) - UrbanVinylStore

Kath Bloom & Loren Connors - Sand In My Shoe [LP] (Blue Colored Vinyl)

The extraordinary creative partnership of New Haven, CT duo Kath Bloom and Loren Connors has haunted psych-folk fans since the early 80s. Kath taught herself guitar during shifts as a janitor at a New Haven cemetery, while Loren's free-form idiosyncratic style had been developing since the late 60s. Between 1981 and 1984, the duo recorded two live and four studio albums, mostly self-released in tiny quantities. Early on, their music mixed folk and blues traditionals with a hand- ful of Kath's vulnerable, moving originals. By the later albums the songs were all Kath's - her fragile voice and subdued finger- picking set against Loren's abstract but always supportive playing. Together the duo created a sound almost impossibly emotional and haunting. Kath & Loren's first two albums in 1981-82 were live recordings, released via Loren's Daggett Records label. Next came 1982's Sing The Children Over on Massachusetts label Ambiguous Records. Then Sand In My Shoe emerged in 1983 as the first r
1. We're On Our Way 2. Window 3. Give It Slow 4. Baby Now 5. You Make My Dreams Come True 6. My Stupid Little Heart 7. I'm as Good as I Want to Be 8. Sand in My Shoe 9. When You Smile 10. This River 11. Same Streets 12. Seems Like I'm Always Waiting For You 13. Since I Met You