My Name Is Time

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    "On this latest album, the songwriters are on top of their game influenced by folk, psych, pop, jazz and beyond yet retaining a sonic framework that ties every tune together wonderfully, each song perfectly formed and a delight for the ears. These influences though are just that, the band has their own identity, they cannot sound any other way, this is Wolverton, beautiful, great conversationalist and the perfect date for a summer afternoon."

    --- Simon Lewis, Terrascope

    "contagious fun...mescaline in the pocket."

    --- James Killen, Houston Music Review

    "Approaching their songwriting with the carefree spirit of kids on a playground, the three core members (vocalist and keys player Kate Terrell, guitarist and singer Hills Snyder, and vocalist Caralyn Snyder) all take turns leading listeners through the weird and twisting experimental folk journey of Wizard Land."

    --- Chris Conde, San Antonio Current

    "Wizard Land is the latest album by eclectic Texas based band Wolverton. Their brand of folk rock has elements of chamber pop, and sneaking cabaret/noir vibrations, especially in the dramatic delivery of the dual vocals and kaleidoscopic lyrical imagery. A basic, central sound of piano, percussion and guitar is fleshed out here and there by strings, banjo, theremin and other production touches. Wolverton's musical influences seem to range wide, from roots rock and americana to broadway-style show tunes and classical flourishes."

    --- Josh Moss, The Modern Folk Music of America

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My Name Is Time

my name is time I’m wearing your clothes
they fit pretty well how nobody knows
the glove in your mind ain’t the glove on your hand
when you get that straight that’s when you’ll understand

those people downtown they all wear coats and ties
and I have seen papers with words in their eyes
they step on hot concrete in leather so thin
the blood in their legs boils like mercury my friend

a lover will pull you right up alongside
you’ll wallow for years and swallow your pride
if you start walking you might make the door
but if you should tarry you’ll leave nevermore

those people downtown they all wear coats and ties
and I have seen papers with words in their eyes
they step on hot concrete in leather so thin
the blood in their legs boils like mercury my friend

the water is high and the river is wide
a bridge made of concrete connects either side
should you cross over just keep this in mind
I’m wearing your clothes and my name is time

those people downtown they all wear coats and ties
and I have seen papers with words in their eyes
they step on hot concrete in leather so thin
the blood in their legs boils like mercury my friend

credits

from Wizard Land, released May 20, 2017
Hills: vocals, guitar; Caralyn: vocals; Kate: vocals, keys; Joe: bass, guitar, glockenspiel; Jessica DeCuir, theremin, Lindsey Verrill, banjo

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Wolverton San Antonio, Texas

The core collective is Kate Terrell, Caralyn Snyder, Hills Snyder, our key collaborator, Joe Reyes, and others who come and go, sit in or otherwise join the Wolverton musical family.

Lyrically, Wolverton is unanchored, very visual and moving equally through memory, story, association with dark streaks of tradition.
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