There are also nods to influences both subtle and overt, an example of the latter being the inspired cover of the Clash's "Straight to Hell":
Here's a live radio performance of the solo instrumental "Queen of the Earth and Child of the Skies" - just beautiful:
The original songs are strong, and the musicianship is never less than stellar. This is a diverse, well-played, really terrific album - highly recommended if you like cowpunk outfits like The Old 97's and Whiskeytown, or other female country/folk artists we've featured here, like Tift Merritt and Bonnie Whitmore. High Moon Order is out now on Free Dirt Records via Trade Root Music.