by / February 15th, 2013 /

Top Story: Album preview: The River Cry

We love our postman at State (his name’s Tom, if you’re interested). So often he is the bringer of unexpected treats, as yesterday when the debut album from The River Cry dropped onto the mat. The work of ex-JJ72 bassist Hilary Claire Woods plus a few friends, it’s a million miles away from her old band – instead calling to mind the dreamy Americana of Mazzy Star and Cowboy Junkies – and is really very good. The record is out now (get it here) but here’s a preview of four of the tracks.