Joseph Arthur | Walk On the Wild Side (Cover)

Multi-talented artist and New Yorker Joseph Arthur is paying tribute to dear friend and musical legend Lou Reed with a record of covers, which begins with one of the songs most associated with the singer who died in 2013, “Walk On the Wild Side”. In the album sleeve, Arthur mentions the difficulty of trying to figure…

JOSEPH ARTHUR | Travel As Equals (Video)

Joseph Arthur’s music has never been more relevant than it is now. You might say the single, “Travel As Equals”, off the resplendent 24-song double-disc “Redemption City”, is the clarion call for the new record. It would be presumptuous of me to try to completely nail down this song’s meaning or message, stripping it of…

JOSEPH ARTHUR | Redemption City

David D. Robbins Jr. | Their Bated Breath Joseph Arthur “Redemption City” (2012) Two-disc set available here Singer-songwriter and painter Joseph Arthur’s newest record “Redemption City” is one of the biggest, more ambitious wonders of the new year. It’s an epic record, addressing the state of things in America and in Arthur’s mind. It canvasses…

JOSEPH ARTHUR | Hallelujah (Cohen Cover)

Singer-songwriter and painter Joseph Arthur sent out a previously unreleased cover version of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” in an e-mail to to his subscribed fans. It’s a pretty take, especially well-timed for the holidays. Sorry, no posting the song for download, but you can listen to it below. Also, be on the lookout for a new…

NEW VIDEO | Joseph Arthur

ON TOUR: Musician Joseph Arthur performs “Can’t Exit”, a track off the 2004 album “Our Shadows Will Remain”, at Bluebird Cafe in Nashville,Tennessee on Feb. 9, 2010. It’s a must watch for Arthur fans. The setting is warm and intimate, with Arthur looking the disheveled John Lennon. Wait for the 5:24 mark where Arthur goes…