Photo by Amy Price
Strand of Oaks, aka Timothy Showalter, has spent the spring out on the road with My Morning Jacket. Though the latter outfit has been out supporting their latest release, The Waterfall, Showalter seems to have connected a bit more with their older material. Over the weekend, Strand of Oaks stopped by Philadelphia radio station WXPN and delivered an acoustic rendition of MMJ’s “Wonderful (The Way I Feel)”.
The cut comes from MMJ’s 2011 release Circuital, and it’s one of the most tender moments on the album. Showalter highlights the touching aspects of the track by gently strumming his guitar as accompaniment to his sturdy voice. He has to drop it a bit out of Jim James’ range, but it doesn’t make his version any less pretty. Take a listen below.