"Heavy Ghost" is a 2008 album by American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist DM Stith. He spent a year writing, arranging and recording, performing nearly all of the music on Heavy Ghost, and he created the album’s artwork. The album combines narrative of self-discovery with rich orchestration. In the opening track, “Isaac’s Song,” a piano slams, shouts, machine-gun snare, and harmonics evoke the biblical story of Abraham. In “Pity Dance,” the lilting guitar of Violeta Parra, the over-saturated production of Tom Waits, the dark choirs of The Shangri-Las, are combined with the speak song of Randy Newman. In “Spirit Parade,” there are percussive elements, wails, and a humming motif that echoes an African-American spiritual, Read more on Last.fm.
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