Tempting Fate

Model: ALCD5007

SKU: 404055 Product ID: 290889

Format ‐ CD

Genre ‐ Blues

Release Date ‐ 15/10/21

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    Blistering guitarist, fire-breathing, soulful singer and gifted songwriter has been recording critically acclaimed albums and touring the world for the past 20 years.
    Houston, Texas native just left blues great John Mayall’s Blues Breakers as first female lead guitarist in a band that has featured legends Eric Clapton, Mick Taylor and Peter Green.
    Produced by Dave Alvin, with guests Alvin, Marcia Ball and Jimmie Dale Gilmore.
    Wonderland toured the UK, Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary with the Blues Breakers. She has also performed with her band in many of those countries, plus Canada and Japan.
    Intense, worldwide Internet, radio and print promotion for Tempting Fate and tour dates. Soul Bag magazine in France has committed to a big feature on Wonderland and the release. She’s been featured on NPR’s Weekend
    Edition, NPR Music’s Mountain Stage and Austin City Limits, and written up in publications from the Boston Herald to the Los Angeles Times.
    An exuberant and astonishing collection of songs, deeply rooted, yet fired by a rocker’s sensibility. !e tracks pit brilliant originals with revelatory versions of songs by Bob Dylan, Grateful Dead, John Mayall and Billy Joe Shaver.

    “With incendiary guitar chops and raw, powerful vocals, !ery Texas blues rocker Carolyn Wonderland draws instant comparisons to fellow Texans Stevie Ray Vaughan and Janis Joplin.” –NPR Music
    “Mighty and joyous rock-injected blues.” –Austin Chronicle


    Primary Format - Music - CD


    Label - Alligator

    Music Genre - Blues

    Music Genre Primary - Blues & Roots

Track Listing


  1. Fragile Peace And Certain War
  2. Texas Girl And Her Boots
  3. Broken Hearted Blues
  4. Fortunate Few
  5. Crack In !e Wall
  6. !e Laws Must Change
  7. Honey Bee
  8. On My Feet Again
  9. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
  10. Loser

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