Sun(ny) (Day)Kil Moon’s “Lily And Parrots” for a Sunny Day

This song goes back about 5 years or so, but I think the first sunny day after rain, rain and more rain has me digging on this song even more, from Sun Kil Moon’s album Ghosts of the Great Highway – that or the release of April earlier this month.

The band is named after Korean bantamweight boxer Sung-Kil Moon, and Ghosts of the Great Highway contains several songs concerned with true-life stories of deceased boxers, such as featherweight champion Salvador Sanchez, flyweight Pancho Villa, and also Duk Koo Kim.

Ghosts of the Great Highway was released on Caldo Verde Records.

Mark Kozelek is heading out on tour, first to Japan (where they still have Tower Records…), then back to the States, before heading back to the other side of the Pacific for a string of dates in Australia:

  • 5/11/08 Tower Records – Shibuya, JP
  • 5/11/08 Tower Records – Shinjuku, JP
  • 5/13/08 Shibuya O-Nest – Tokyo, JP
  • 5/14/08 Kichijoji Manda-LA2 – Tokyo, JP
  • 6/06/08 Varsity Theater – Minneapolis, MN
  • 6/07/08 Turner Hall – Milwaukee, WI
  • 6/08/08 Old Town School of Folk – Chicago, IL
  • 6/10/08 Club@Waterstreet Music Hall – Rochester, NY
  • 6/11/08 Remis Auditorium/MFA – Boston, MA
  • 6/13/08 Highline Ballroom – New York, NY
  • 6/15/08 First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA
  • 6/17/08 Diesel – Pittsburgh, PA
  • 6/18/08 Ottobar – Baltimore, MD
  • 6/20/08 Grey Eagle – Asheville, NC
  • 6/21/08 The 930 Listening Room – Louisville, KY
  • 7/24/08 Troubadour – Brisbane, AUS
  • 7/25/08 Factory – Sydney, AUS
  • 7/26/08 East Brunswick Club – Melbourne, AUS
  • 7/27/08 East Brunswick Club – Melbourne, AUS
  • 7/31/08 San Francisco Bathhouse – Wellington, AUS
  • 8/01/08 Kings Arms Tavern – Auckland, AUS

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