Living With The Law put Chris Whitley on the map, albeit under the radar of mainstream audiences. This is your chance to let Whitley in your life on heavy 180 gram vinyl!

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  • 180 gram audiophile vinyl
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Catalog # : MOVLP673 Format : 1 LP, 180 gram Releasedate : March 11 2013
Barcode : 8718469531981 Sleeve : 3mm Original Release : 1991 

The beautiful breakthrough album of Chris Whitley was released in 1991 and was immediate proof of his brilliant songwriting.

In a time when upbeat Pop Rock dominated the hit charts, Living With The Law had a somewhat dark and introvert quality. Its richness surfaces in the use of old-fashioned sounds such as slide guitars and banjos against a backdrop of subtly arranged rhythm tracks, whilst all the time carrying the splendid timbre of his voice. The native Texan tackles subjects such as drug abuse, loneliness and failure, making Living With The Law an incredibly honest and compelling album.

Side A

1. Excerpt
2. Living With The Law
3. Big Sky Country
4. Kick The Stones
5. Make The Dirt Stick
6. Poison Girl
7. Dust Radio

Side B

1. Phone Call From Leavenworth
2. I Forget You Every Day
3. Long Way Around
4. Look What Love Has Done
5. Bordertown