Theme For An Asylum
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Theme For An Asylum
Folk songs from a 19th-Century asylum for women, collected by the alter ego of Simone Schmidt.
February 22, 2017

Simone Schmidt performs as Fiver. Her new album, Audible Songs from Rockwood, is a collection of songs based on the mid-19th century archives of the Rockwood Asylum for the Criminally Insane, complete with contextual liner notes by her song collecting alter ego, Simone Carver.

The album is out April 21st. You can read more and pre-order it here. There’s a mini doc about the making of Audible Songs from Rockwood here.

Simone also plays in the psychedelic country band The Highest Order.


Songs on this episode:

“Pile Your Silver”

“Stable Song”

“Worship the Sun (Not the Golden Boy)”

“Carry on Warm”

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