Angie Heimann

Cinnamon Bones

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Angie Heimann's sweet contemporary acoustic music is a refreshing change from much of the acerbic urban folk coming from women like Ani DiFranco and Michelle Shocked. On Cinnamon Bones, Heimann sings about love and travel in a homespun voice with spare six-string guitar and occasional mandolin accompaniment. Songs like "Butterfly" and "Maggie Mae Peaches Heimann" (about a dog gone to that great kennel in the sky) are almost blushingly private. While quite personal, the songs on Cinnamon Bones contain such intriguing details that they never provoke discomfort. Capturing snapshot moments of relationships and back roads, Heimann's intimate tunes don't really break any new ground, but are warm and friendly as a sunbeam on a hardwood floor.

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