Uncertainty, Mania, Laughter And Unhappiness

Uncertainty, Mania, Laughter and Sadness: Josh Ritter Explains His Newest WorkEnlarge this image toggle caption Laura Wilson/Courtesy of the artist Laura Wilson/Courtesy of the artisttoggle caption Josh Ritter/Courtesy of the artisttoggle caption Josh Ritter/Courtesy of the artistWhen Josh Ritter began to write new songs, he felt an absolute impending storm.
Listening to these songs now, I hear uncertainty, mania, laughter and sadness, all vying for their place on the album.
— Josh Ritter
toggle caption Josh Ritter/Courtesy of the artistWhen it came time for recording, I had more songs than I have ever had at one time.
toggle caption Josh Ritter/Courtesy of the artistI had that feeling you get when the sky is suddenly dark before a summer storm; the thunderheads looming at the edge of the fields, the birds quiet.

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