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Album Review

Railroad Earth's sixth full-length outing finds the New Jersey-based progressive folk-rockers in fine form, tastefully building organic, sonic backdrops around lead vocalist Todd Sheaffer's rich, Americana-influenced narratives. Both classic and forward-thinking, the band may be steeped in common jam band trappings (the nearly 12-minute instrumental “Spring-Heeled Jack” would be far more interesting in a live setting), but between the epic steel-rail journey of “The Jupiter & the 119,” the mournful Celtic-inspired balladry of “On the Banks,” and the Liege & Lief-era Fairport Convention swing of “Lone Croft Farewell,” Railroad Earth have both the chops and the amiable gait of a group of musicians who know each other inside out, coming off as authentic enough for traditionalists and noodly enough for die-hard Phish phans and Deadheads.


Formed: 2001 in Stillwater, NJ

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Railroad Earth emerged from the breakup of one of New Jersey's most popular bands, From Good Homes, in early 2001. Later that year, with appearances at some of the major summer festivals on the bluegrass circuit under their belt -- including the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, and High Sierra Music Festival -- Railroad Earth showed that their music could go well beyond the realm of traditional bluegrass to incorporate folk, Celtic, jazz, and rock music. Todd Sheaffer, the...
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