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Forest Sun

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Forest Sun was born in upstate New York to folksinging back-to-the-land hippie parents. His dad used to chop wood with neighbor Garth Hudson of the Band and literally built the floor that Bob Dylan stood on at manager Albert Grossman’s Bearsville studios in Woodstock, NY. His mom heard Pete Seeger and Joan Baez play when they filmed a TV show in her uncles living room in Boston, and dated one of the Chambers Brothers before she met his dad. Weaned on a diet of Jackson Browne and Toots and the Maytals, some of Forest’s earliest memories are of his dad playing “Poncho and Lefty” by Townes Van Zandt and his mom singing Elizabeth Cotton’s “Freight Train”

Album

Stubborn Breathing Heart

Label: Painted Sun
Released: 2021
Track listing: Keep on Rollin’; Where Is My Home; Just Because You Want It; Stubborn Breathing Heart; Something You Got; Let Your Love Shine; This Old Heart; Paper Bridges; What It Takes; Already Home; Help Me Find My Way; On My Way To You.

Album

That Other Shore

Label: Painted Sun
Released: 2021
Track listing: That Other Shore

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That Other Shore

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Label: Painted Sun
Released: 2021
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Article: Album Review

Forest Sun: Stubborn Breathing Heart

Read "Stubborn Breathing Heart" reviewed by Doug Collette


Evocative as is Forest Sun's name, that moniker mirrors the vivid music on Stubborn Breathing Heart. At this point, after ten plus albums in his discography, the Cali native has not wholly evolved into a original thinker, but his deeply earnest sense of purpose renders his work here inordinately charming. As does his penchant for the ...

Album

Brighter Day

Label: Painted Sun
Released: 2019
Track listing: All This Freedom; Brighter Day; Hearts Beat and Take a Beating; Baby Don’t Worry (We’ll be All Right); When Will I See You; One Candle; If Our Time is Over; Windowsill; Now That She’s Gone; Just Someone I Used To Know; Knowing How It Ends; Little Mountain; Clarity


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