iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Bright Lights by Dead Man Winter, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Bright Lights

Dead Man Winter

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

For singer/songwriter/guitarist Dave Simonett of the progressive bluegrass band Trampled by Turtles, Dead Man Winter has been described as his rock & roll side project (on the official TbT website), but both parts of that description may be dubious. First, the music on Dead Man Winter's debut album Bright Lights isn't mostly rock & roll. True, "Get Low," "Cry for Help," and "Industrial Daybreak" all answer to that description, with their rock rhythms and electric guitar riffs. But much of the album is folk-rock at best, or even country-pop. Still, it can be said that the sensibility Simonett exhibits in his sly songwriting and strained tenor singing is rock-oriented, and when he does rev things up, as on "Get Low," he suggests Neil Young with Crazy Horse. The rest of the time, he suggests Young in one of his more folkie or country moods. Whatever the style, however, the music and the band playing it are distinctive enough that the "side project" tag seems inappropriate. TbT is just coming into its own with chart albums like Duluth and Palomino. But Bright Lights demonstrates that Simonett needs to split his time between them rather than relegating Dead Man Winter to secondary status.

Bright Lights, Dead Man Winter
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.