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        Thomas Denver Jonsson FIRST IN LINE EP (2004) KCD 1050 / Kite Recordings Released July 12th 2004 01. First in Line 02. First in Line (live feat. Rosie Thomas & Damien Jurado) [MP3] 03. The City and the Outside World 04. Stranger at Ease 05. 24 Seven Standing in the doorway between the two albums, this acousic spinned EP released July 12th 2004 features a vibrant live recorded duet with Rosie Thomas in a stripped down version of "First in Line", and alt.folk-star Damien Jurado is also featuring, playing harmonica. The EP also contains the two tracks "First in Line" and "24 seven" from the debut cd together with the exclusive new songs "The City and The Outside World" and "Stranger at Ease" both carefully embellished by Fredrik Wilde´s pedal steel and Carl Edlom´s piano. The EP is due to it's content a good introduction to Thomas' early music, consisting as much of Hope to Her´s lovable spirit as of Barely Touching It´s haunting moods of escapism. "How can you say we got so much in common / when you love every part of me I always hate". Thomas Jonsson - vocals, guitar, harmonica Carl Edlom - vocals, guitars, piano, percussion Fredrik Wilde - vocals, pedal steel Tomas Lindberg - vocals, bass guitar, Henric Strömberg - Drums , Percussion Rosie Thomas - vocals Damien Jurado - harmonica Jessica Magnusson - vocals on "24 Seven" All songs written by: Thomas Jonsson. Produced by: Carl Edlom. Live song was recorded by Swedish Radio in Gävle in October 2003 "Warm and thoughtful lo-fi country from Sweden’s best export." - Americana UK (UK) september 2004 "These five tracks just further my belief that he’s the real deal, a special artist who’s just waiting to find his audience." - Jambase (US) october 2004 "The lo-fi alt.country musings of songwriter Thomas Denver Jonsson recall Townes Van Zandt" - Austin Chronicle (US) "He takes the fine craftsmanship of [Bob] Dylan and mixes it with the sly cunning wit of [Townes] Van Zandt and delivers it with [Gram] Parson’s compassion making him a highly marketable asset" (Grade A) - Roothighway (US) november 2004 - Altcountrytab (UK) october 2004 "Confirmation of a great talent" - Kindamuzik (NL) october 2004 - Uncut (UK) october 2004