Micah P Hinson - When I Shoot At You With Arrows, I Will Shoot To Destroy You
Recorded in 24 hours somewhere in East Texas, "When I Shoot At You With Arrows, I Will Shoot To Destroy You" is the follow up to last year’s universally-lauded ‘Micah P. Hinson Presents the Holy Strangers’. Anyone associated in any way with the story of Micah P. Hinson will surely know that there have been several times in his life where the idea of an Apocalypse has occurred- a death and rebirth- whether that was a severe back injury, a violent road accident, the temporary death of his arms, a love for drugs, a hate of drugs, time spent behind bars or within rooms containing mentally-challenged people, time spent behind closed doors with bizarre characters of all shapes and sizes. The possibilities are endless.
In looking back, one could easily say that without these certain deaths, there would certainly be no rebirths. With this, back in his home state of Texas, he began reaching out to the musicians that had played an important role in his musical upbringing- the people that had shown him a new way to think, a new way to play, a new way to master life and death. Luckily, he was able to draw many of these people together in an undisclosed location in East Texas the beginning of April 2018. Gathering together, he and the musicians spent a few frantic days going over the songs Micah had written in just a matter of weeks- looking at different ways to approach each song- which instruments?- what feel?- piecing together a puzzle without seeing the picture.
Miraculously, within one day- one 24 hour period- these tireless musicians, with Micah at the helm, recorded all the songs, instruments and tracks that would make up ‘When I Shoot At You With Arrows...” In a beautiful move, all the Texas musicians decided wholeheartedly that they too, just like the musicians carved into stone several thousand miles away, would go unnamed- letting their instruments speak volumes, without having their earthly names attached to such a piece.
Limited edition turquoise vinyl.
1. I Am Looking For The Truth, Not A Knife In The Back
2. The Sleep Of The Damned
3. Fuck Your Wisdom
4. When I Shoot Arrows, I Will Shoot To Destroy You
5. Small Spaces
6. My Blood Will Call Out To You From The Ground
7. The Skulls Of Christ
Artist: Micah P. Hinson
Label: Full Time Hobby
Genre: Folk, Country & Americana
Format: Vinyl LP
Released: 26 October 2018