Alison Krauss & Union Station

The voice of an angel

by Doyle Tatum

Melody Hill was the Circle Sky Records official magazine while we were open between 2002 and 2010. This is the color cover of issue number 3. The photo was taken by me before Circle Sky even opened. We were at my house painting the LP, CD, and 45 stands for the new store. I had some primer left in the spray gun and while cleaning it out I painted Circle Sky on the side of my shed. I thought it would be funny to make it look like Donnie Thompson and Richard Golden had gotten in trouble for this and were being made clean it off!

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Star Crossed by Kacey Musgraves

I’ve been to hell and back, Golden hour faded black

The vinyl edition of Kacey Musgraves’ 2021 “Star Crossed” album comes complete with a tri-fold cover that forms an appropriate broken heart. Fifteen songs are taken from the 40 she wrote during the pandemic. This is a tragedy in three acts, star-crossed moves through sadness, anger, and, eventually, hopeful redemption after her divorce.

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