Odd company: Tom Wilson brings acid-folk to the Arden

“People talk about the darkness on this record, but the more you listen to it, the more it attaches itself to your heart and soul. It’s not music that bounces off you, it sticks right in your chest, but in an inviting way.”

In a strange way, LHO has enabled Wilson’s career to come full circle. He says it’s kind of how he wanted Junkhouse to be 20 years ago before a record deal hijacked it into being a loud band.

And it’s put him exactly where he’s wanted to be ever since he picked up an upright bass in church as a kid.

“We played folk songs and I decided at the age of 14 that I wanted to be a folksinger. But it didn’t matter how hard I tried over 35 years of making music, I’ve never really been accepted by the folk world.”

Read the full article in the Edmonton Journal.

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