Townes Van Zandt's third album was a self-titled release, suggesting perhaps that he saw this as a fresh start. Indeed he had apparently not been too happy with Jack Clement's production on his original debut, and Townes Van Zandt featured four re-recordings of songs originally on For The Sake Of The Song. The new recordings were in more stripped down arrangements, for the most part just utilising acoustic guitar, bass, and minimal percussion.The whole album was much more sparse and dry sounding, with none of the carefully arranged orchestration that featured in places on its predecessors. Indeed it could be said this is the album where he found 'his sound'.
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