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Fractured Air 18: Feels Like Home (A Mixtape by Arc Iris)

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Arc Iris is the musical project from Rhode Island-based artist Jocie Adams, formerly of The Low Anthem. This year saw the release of Arc Iris’s magnificent debut self-titled album, drawing its inspiration from such diverse sources as 70s pop, folk, country, jazz and avant garde traditions. As well as being an accomplished and hugely talented lyricist, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Adams is also a former NASA researcher with a previous background in the field of rocket science.


Fractured Air 18: Feels Like Home (A Mixtape by Arc Iris)

To listen on Mixcloud:

“Arc Iris encapsulates that sense of the future for me; a sign of something beautiful that will hold my hand for a long time.”

—Jocie Adams, Arc Iris



01. Milton Nascimento and Lo Borges ‘O Trem Azul’ [EMI/4 Men With Beards]
02. Joni Mitchell ‘The Jungle Line’ [Asylum]
03. Dirty Projectors ‘I Will Truck’ [Western Vinyl]
04. Michael Hurley ‘O My Stars’ [Trikont/Bellemeade Phonics]
05. Graham Nash ‘I Used To Be A King’ [Atlantic]
06. Melanie ‘Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)’ [Buddah]
07. Leonard Cohen ‘Is This What You Wanted’ [CBS]
08. Bob Dylan ‘A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall’ [Columbia]
09. Ivor Cutler ‘I’m Walking To a Farm’ [Virgin]
10. Emmylou Harris ‘Wrecking Ball’ [Nonesuch]
11. Yes ‘And You And I’ [Atlantic]
12. Randy Newman ‘Feels Like Home’ [Reprise]
13. Harry Nilsson ‘I’ll Never Leave You’ [RCA Victor]


Arc Iris’s self-titled debut album is out now on Bella Union (UK/EU) and Anti- Records (USA).


To follow Fractured Air you can do so on Facebook HERE, & Twitter HERE.



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June 30, 2014 at 11:16 am

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