Their songs are dark and bright, dreamy and direct, country and Spanish, 1850s and 1950s, all the while lamenting and laughing.
“We cast aching crescendoes of a time long gone, into a modern landscape” says singer and songwriter Ebony Lamb. Her lyrics have a simple strength that comes from both heart and heartache. Her voice seems to resurrect an old-time soul into the here and now.
A band has grown organically around her. Lap-steel, trumpet and electric guitars swirl colourfully above solid and sensitive rhythm playing, moving effortlessly between a country shuffle, a Tex-Mex croon, and a hazy hooning workout.
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