Murdering Oscar (And Other Love Songs). Murdering Oscar (And Other Love Songs) is the second solo album by Patterson Hood. The album's songs were written from 1994 to 2004, and recording began in early 2005 in Athens, Georgia. Murdering Oscar was released on June 23, 2009 on Hood's own label, Ruth St. Records, and on ATO Records. The music consists of guitar chords and reverb on some tracks, while others also feature piano.
Murdering Oscar (And Other Love Songs). Although most of the songs on Patterson Hood's second solo album predate the existence of Drive-By Truckers, they'd easily fit on any of his band's records-same low-life characters, busted dreams, and black humor, rendered in solidly gothic Southern rock. 70. The album mixes the hard-nosed character studies he writes for Drive-By Truckers and more personal, guardedly hopeful songs. It juxtaposes his brasher, more cynical younger self with his current role as a husband and father.
Artists Patterson Hood Murdering Oscar (and Other Love Songs). Murdering Oscar (and Other Love Songs) Patterson Hood. Murdering Oscar (and Other Love Songs). This album has an average beat per minute of 123 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 76/178 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Murdering Oscar (and Other Love Songs).
full band rather than just Hood and his guitar.
This long-in-coming sophomore set from Patterson Hood, the prolific Drive-By Truckers frontman, hopscotches across time in a way that would make . It's grounded in tracks that predate the Truckers, songs that he wrote upon first moving to Athens, G. in 1994. But "Oscar" contains a few tracks (the bright "I Understand Now," one of Hood's cheeriest-ever moments, and the searing, black-hearted title track) that would fit right into the emotional bedlam of a DBT album
The album's songs were written from 1994 to 2004, and recording began in early 2005 in Athens, Georgia. The lyrics address topics that affected Hood around the time Murdering Oscar ' s songs were written, such as the birth of his child and his success with the Drive-By Truckers. Pictures, videos, biodata, and files relating to Murdering Oscar (And Other Love Songs) are also acceptable encyclopedic sources.