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Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart Takes A New Direction With ‘No Poets’

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<p>(Photo: CPR / Daniel Mescher)</p>
<p>Andy Thomas&#039; Dust Heart</p>

Andy Thomas established himself in the Denver music scene with bands like The Knew and Tin Horn Prayer. His latest venture -- Andy Thomas' Dust Heart -- finds the singer and guitarist writing Americana-rock that often veers into dark territory. But the band's latest record, "No Poets," is a more lighthearted and honest release that Thomas wrote over the course of a year of sobriety.

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Andy Thomas' Dust Heart stopped into the CPR Performance Studio last month. Thomas performed four songs and spoke with Alisha Sweeney about the "life-affirming and positive" direction of the new record, collaborating with his wife in the band and his work for the new Levitt Pavilion in Denver.

Stream the session and watch Andy Thomas' Dust Heart perform "Poor You" above.

Watch more video below.

Songs performed:

  • "Poor You"
  • "Everything Alive"
  • "Mad To Live"
  • "Colorado Flood"

"Everything Alive"

"Mad To Live"