When The Sun's Gone Down





Born with the everyday name of Sean Scolnick in the everyday town of Langhorne, PA, this mid-twenty-something indie/folk singer has adopted his hometown as a first name and "slim" as his surname (maybe cuz he's a skinny dude, or maybe just because it sounds cool). Now known as Langhorne Slim, he floats from juke joint to juke joint playing songs that can only be described as classic American roots music. Sounding like he was plucked out of an illegal moonshine still in the backwoods of Kentucky, Langhorne Slim plays music that seems almost unaffected by the past 80 years of music and social history. His bluesy, twang-filled vocals sound like they originate from the raspy vocal chords of a hard living, hard drinkin' country grandfather sittin' on his rockin' chair and pickin' the songs of yesteryear for his grandkids. Though as much as Slim's music is deeply planted in the history and roots of truly all-American country/hillbilly music, he brings a modern attitude and charisma to the table that shines through even on CD. Clocking in at just over 35 minutes, Slim's sophomore album, When The Sun's Gone Down, is proof of that. It is filled with toe-tappin', hillbilly-boogie-bluegrass-rock-&-roll-blues-folk songs that seem just as likely to be heard coming from a dusty record in your parent's basement as from your favorite indie rock/hipster friend's iPod. If you want a break from all the "next big thing" bands clogging up your music library and are looking for something simple and pure as opposed to complicated and glitzy, When The Sun's Gone Down is just the thing you've been waiting for. Langhorne Slim is not the next big thing. He doesn't wear eye liner. He doesn't dress cooler than you and he definitely won't be making a surprise appearance on TRL. Langhorne Slim proves that sometimes just being a great musician and a staying true to yourself is good enough.

Langhorne Slim
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When The Sun's Gone Down