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December 11, 2020

Desolation Horse: “A Little Freaky”

By: Jack Anderson

Throughout this tumultuous year, you may’ve been checking your bingo sheet for which Horsemen of the Apocalypse have shown up. But ultimately for the better, Desolation Horse has burst out of the gate, cantering and galloping with talent. Desolation Horse is the solo steed for seasoned session drummer Cooper Trail, who began recording his debut album in 2018.

After overcoming his own traumatic set of trials and tribulations and enlisting the help of some close collaborators, Trail’s ready to let listeners saddle up on Desolation Horse‘s eight tracks. It’s a heck of a journey that puts Trail’s songwriter skills up there with Mac Demarco, perhaps heard best on the album’s crawling closer “A Little Freaky”!


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