alexis harte... big red sun
A collection of 11 new songs written in the sunset of the Bush era, Big Red Sun is Harte's most realized and darkest effort to date.
cd artwork and design by alicia buelow
"It's a big red sun, itching to explode, to take us all in a fiery fold, to take us all back home," Alexis Harte crows on "Mayflies," the opening track of Big Red Sun, his new album for 2009. This vision of an imperiled world–played out in images of environmental and urban decay–is a backdrop for the album's exploration of relationships as fragile but ultimately powerful sources of solace. Written during the waning months of the Bush era, Big Red Sun is a canvas for the darker colors of Harte's palette. more...