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Black Prairie
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Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Portland's Black Prairie began in 2007 when Decemberists guitarist Chris Funk, having discovered the joys of the Dobro guitar, and Decemberists bassist Nate Query decided to start a mostly instrumental and acoustic string band as a side project. They enlisted another Decemberists member, Jenny Conlee, ...Read full biography
A Tear in the Eye Is a Wound in the Heart
Released: 2012
Label: Sugar Hill
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Yeah, Black Prairie were founded by three members of the Decemberists, Chris Funk, Nate Query, and Jenny Conlee, as a back-porch string band side project, but the Decemberists they aren't, and this fine ...Read full review
Fortune
Released: 2014
Label: Sugar Hill
Critics' Rating:
Begun as a side project of the Decemberists, Black Prairie started out as a sort of kinetically diverse Gypsy string band, falling maybe to the edgier, progressive side of bluegrass, and all instrumental, ...Read full review
More Black Prairie albums: Main Albums (3), Singles & EPs (2)
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