Slaid Cleaves. Grew up in Maine. Lives in Texas. Writes songs. Makes records. Travels around. Tries to be good. Slaid Cleaves' music is marked by both the quirky blend of isolated eccentricity and steely resilience of his Yankee upbringing and the weathered soul of Texas, the state he has called home for over a decade now. "Cleaves tells gorgeously compact stories in a voice packed with Texas trail dust." -- Entertainment Weekly ". . . one of the finest singer-songwriters in Texas." -- Neil Strauss, The New York Times Appropriate for all ages.