Vol. 12

by Andres Roots

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Sunstroke 02:15
Dromedary 01:52
Sherwood 02:01


"Let yourself be immersed in the world of acoustic slide guitar blues, a world that Andres Roots masters like no other." - Eric Schuurmans, Rootstime, BE

"Leo Kottke-esque... Hawaiian. Reminiscent of the folky side of Led Zeppelin." - Peter Marinus, Bluestown Music, NL

"Reminiscent of the late Davy Graham... Hawaiian. Bordering on Led Zeppelin 3 territory." - Ged Wilson, Blues in the South, UK

"Zep heritage... Hawaiian style. A national treasure." - Mikko Nissinen, Noise.fi, FI

"Acoustic slide guitar as in the heyday of Delta Blues." - Philip Verhaege, Keys and Chords, BE

"Innovative, interesting and unique." - Dragutin Matošević, Barikada, BA

The album includes: six acoustic tracks recorded in 2022, six acoustic tracks from the 2021 CD EP "Afternoon" that made #15 in the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association's monthly airplay chart in the UK and #16 in the Collectif des Radios Blues airplay chart in France, and two electric tracks from the 2019 7-inch EP "Waiting Around".


released March 3, 2023

Guitar & music by Andres Roots.
Recorded by Jaan Tamm.
Mixed by Asko-Romé Altsoo.
Photos by Malle-Liisa Raigla, Risto Vuorimies, Leif Laaksonen.
Cover painting & design by Siret Roots.


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Andres Roots Tartu, Estonia

Listed in the book "100 Years of Estonian Music" as the country's "internationally best-known player of pure blues", Andres Roots is a slide guitarist based in Tartu who has performed everywhere from Clarksdale, Mississippi to Hell, Norway. In 2016, his "Roots Music" LP topped the official Estonian album chart – the first and only time a blues album has claimed the #1 spot in the Baltics. ... more

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