ABOUT UNFAMILIAR MOON: Gilbert has been showcasing many of these songs in his live set for over a year now, and songs like the title track, Unfamiliar Moon, constantly elicit the "You wrote that?" response from listeners. Not because they are derivative, but because they succeed in being defining musical pieces of the songwriting genre. Each song exemplifies the perfect mix of lyrical eloquence and musical accessibility. They're just great songs put together to make one great album.