One of the most singularly awesome instrumental tracks I have ever heard. John Butler works this 11 string hard, creating a sound that is straight up genius. Rapid finger-picking, percussive hammers and the crispness of this song are impressive. Heard him at Whistler - unbelievable.
A brief overview of the band from Wikipedia.org
The John Butler Trio are an eclectic roots/jam band from Australia led by guitarist and vocalist John Butler. Two of the band's albums, Three (2001) and Living 2001-2002 (2003), have gone platinum in Australia and reached the top ten of the Australian album charts in those years. The 2004 album Sunrise Over Sea debuted at number one on the Australian charts on March 15, 2004 reaching gold record status in its first week on sale. Their next and latest release, entitled Grand National, was released on March 27, 2007. The band's releases are marketed independently by Jarrah Records which John Butler co-owns with West Australian folk band the Waifs.
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