Welcome to Christmastown

November 10th, 2008

Merry Christmas!  My friends and I have just released a new album – it’s called Welcome To Christmastown by Courtney Collins and Jeremy Ylvisaker with J.T. Bates and Michael Lewis.  Jeremy recorded most of my earlier albums and we’ve been friends for years – he plays guitar with Andrew Bird and with his own band Alpha Consumer. Mike is a multi-instrumentalist – he’s in Bon Iver, and also plays with Dosh. And J.T. drums for The Pines and for A Prairie Home Companion.   Micheal Larsen, also known as Eyedea from the duo Eyedea And Abilities engineered the whole affair!  A lot to keep track of, yes? They’re all ridiculously talented and it was a fun summer spent making music with these guys.

Check out the new video for Come On-A My House (from the new album)!

We’re so thankful to everyone who’s picked up the CD, given it as a gift, or written nice reviews of it! Here are some links to what reviewers are saying:

– Jessica Steinhoff of Isthmus:
http://www.thedailypage.com/music/article.php?article=24625 and


– And Kristian Knutsen of Isthmus wrote about our video: http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=24536


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