Poppy Fields & Pearls

Poppy Fields and Pearls

by Mark Gothard

Released 2005
Released 2005
Songs you would hum to yourself walking down a dirt country road at dusk, sipping on a flask of Jack Daniels.
Los Angeles, CA’s Gothard mixes darkness and warmth in his engaging,
smart acoustic songwriting. Songs like “If Thomas Jefferson Were Here”
from the album Poppy Fields and Pearls demonstrate the kind of
unafraid commentary on human life Gothard is willing to explore.
Emotional forthrightness, a glimmer of darkness mingled with a sparkle
of light, all rounded out with strong melodies and a certain stark
directness all elevate Gothard’s music above the norm.

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