Released: Sep 2000
Label: Sub Pop Records
Blitzen Trapper is a lot like Dr. Dog. Both groups are American roots rockers imitating Brits who are imitating American roots rockers. Furr, for example, feels heavily inspired by Unicorn, the Move and Help Yourself, vintage English groups which filtered West Coast hippie rock through their native culture. This is important to keep in mind; if you approach Blitzen Trapper expecting 100% American-made country rock, then all the ornate Brit pop touches and sweet harmonies will drive you batty.