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Gregory Alan Isakov - This Empty Northern Hemisphere download album
Rock / World and Country
Performer: Gregory Alan Isakov
Title: This Empty Northern Hemisphere
Style: Folk Rock, Acoustic
Year 2009
Country US
Genre: Rock / World and Country
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 134
MP3 size: 1534 mb
FLAC size: 1348 mb
WMA size: 1761 mb

Gregory Alan Isakov - This Empty Northern Hemisphere download album

A quality album through and through. Try 480p for legible lyrics.

This Empty Northern Hemisphere is singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov’s second official release (this excludes a 2003 and a 2005 release which he does not list in his discography). Retaining the honest, narrative, and introspective writing style of 2007’s That Sea, The Gambler, This Empty Northern Hemisphere sees Isakov weaving more lush soundscapes. Strings and ambient slide guitar help to create more expansive backdrops for lyrics which give away snatches of Isakov’s rich and nomadic life story

Lyrics to "This Empty Northern Hemisphere" song by Gregory Alan Isakov: Smoke it flies from whisky mouths Vagabonds walk this suitcase town Summer left us beckoning The c. .While you were sleeping, you bet that I might Walk this empty northern hemisphere wide And the kingdom it came, well it all fell down It all fell to dust. Writer(s): GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV. G. Gregory Alan Isakov Lyrics. album: "This Empty Northern Hemisphere" (2009).

With influences as diverse as Leonard Cohen, Mark Kozelek and Leadbelly, Colorado’s Gregory Alan Isakov has been making a name for himself the last few years in both singer/songwriter and indie-folk circles. Hooking up with Brandi Carlile for a 2009 tour and gracing his fourth album with her presence, Isakov seems to be making a move to push his career to the next level. The songs here deserve a wider audience (not that his earlier work didn’t!), as they radiate more emphatically, and linger a little longer when the last track ends.

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The artist just dropped his latest collection This Empty Northern Hemisphere – and we have it here for you to check out! Gregory Alan Isakov's new collection includes 13 tracks on 1 disc(s) with total runtime of 48:08.

Get the Tempo of the tracks from This Empty Northern Hemisphere (2009) by Gregory Alan Isakov. BPM Profile This Empty Northern Hemisphere. Album starts at 110BPM, ends at 117BPM (+7), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Gregory Alan Isakov.

Renews automatically. Sample this album Artist (Sample). With his second full album Gregory Alan Isakov continues to display his impressive songwriting skills and his voice just seems to get better. Everything on here is worth listening to. You owe it to yourself to see this guy in concert.

In 2016 Isakov released Gregory Alan Isakov with the Colorado Symphony, an album of eleven of his earlier songs orchestrated by several composers and recorded with the full Colorado Symphony He has been influenced by the music of Leonard Cohen, Kelly Joe Phelps and Bruce Springsteen. Gregory has played at many music festivals held across the United States, Canada and Europe. This Empty Northern Hemisphere (2009). The Weatherman (2013). Gregory Alan Isakov with the Colorado Symphony (2016). Evening Machines (2018). The song "Big Black Car" from the 2009 album This Empty Northern Hemisphere was featured in a 2012 McDonald's commercial.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Dandelion Wine
Acoustic Bass [Upright Bass] – Julie Davis
A2 Light Year
Drums – Gregory Alan Isakov
A3 That Moon Song
Backing Vocals – Sarah Levin
A4 Evelyn
A5 Virginia May
A6 Big Black Car
A7 Master & A Hound
B1 This Empty Northern Hemisphere
B2 Idaho
Backing Vocals – Jess Mefford
B3 Words
Piano – Jon WirtzWritten-By – Gregory Alan Isakov, Ilan Isakov
B4 Fire Escape
B5 If I Go, I'm Goin
Written-By – Gregory Alan Isakov, Johann Wagner, John Elliott
B6 One Of Us Cannot Be Wrong
Written-By – Leonard Cohen

Companies, etc.

  • Mastered At – Airshow Mastering, Boulder, CO


  • Accordion – Jon Wirtz
  • Acoustic Bass [Upright Bass] – J.C Thompson
  • Art Direction, Design – Cultural Operations
  • Cello, Electric Bass – Phil Parker
  • Co-producer – Jamie Mefford
  • Drums – Jen Gilleran
  • Engineer, Mixed By – Gregory Alan Isakov, Jamie Mefford
  • Executive-Producer – Amanda Salzman, Mika Woyda, Wendy Kaas
  • Management – Sarah Levin For The Letter-R Productions*
  • Mastered By – David Glasser
  • Noises [God Noises], Guitar, Synthesizer [Juno], Electric Piano [Rodes], Backing Vocals – Jamie Mefford
  • Pedal Steel Guitar, Baritone Guitar – Jack Leahy
  • Photography By – Todd Roeth
  • Piano, Organ, Electric Piano [Rhodes] – James Han
  • Producer – Gregory Alan Isakov
  • Vibraphone [Vibes] – Greg Harris
  • Violin, Viola, Mandolin – Jeb Bows
  • Vocals – Brandi Carlile
  • Vocals, Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica, Piano, Electric Piano [Rhodes] – Gregory Alan Isakov
  • Written-By – Gregory Alan Isakov


Recorded at Gregory's Apartment, Happenstance Books, Phil's Apartment, Global Sound, Moja Magic, Brandi's Barn, Antelope Studios, Jamie's Apartment

Mastered at Airshow Mastering in Boulder, Colorado

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 67928 01561 7

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
none Gregory Alan Isakov This Empty Northern Hemisphere ‎(CD, Album) Suitcase Town Music none US 2009
none Gregory Alan Isakov This Empty Northern Hemisphere ‎(LP, Album, 180) Suitcase Town Music none US 2009

Bought my copy second hand, "lightly played" but there is some pretty serious surface noise. Is this common to this pressing? or did I just draw the short stick?
I bought it new. It's a terrible pressing. Noisy, dirty and not centered.