The new Joy Harjo’s album is available today. After ten years from the previous one, it features special guests like Mike McCready, Peter Buck and Krist Novoselic.
Barrett Martin, ex Screaming Trees and Mad Season drummer, put together a real super-band for Joy Harjo’s new record, called I Pray For My Enemies. During the recording session. Martin invited Peter Buck from R.E.M. – he recorded all the electric guitar parts –, Mike McCready from Pearl Jam and Rich Robinson from Black Crowes for the solos and Krist Novoselic from Nirvana on acoustic guitar.
Joy Harjo is a poet, playwright and writer. She is known for being the first Native American woman to be nominated “Poetry Ambassador” in the United States.
I Pray For My Enemies is available below. Mike McCready plays on the following songs: Allay Na Lee No and Midnight Is A Horn Player.
After graduating in Faculty of Literature, she pursued studies in the aim of communication and journalism. Following her two biggest passions, music and writing, she attended a Music Journalism Workshop hosted by a famous musical magazine and she also attended a Marketing, Management and Communication Course in Milan. She worked for several online magazines and press offices. At the moment she writes on Onstage and MusicAttitude, in addition to work as a blogger, content creator and copywriter.
Favorite song: Hard To Imagine
Favorite album: No Code
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Chris Cornell, Jeff Buckley, Bruce Springsteen, Noah Gundersen, Biffy Clyro