Clash Reviews The Wide, Wide River From James Yorkston And The Second Hand Orchestra, Which Goes For NACC Debuts Next Week
According to CLASH Music, “It’s contagious joy to hear players with such abandon and intuition,” on the new album from James Yorkston and The Second Hand Orchestra, “braiding their lines together: brass, brushed drums, the lyric of a singing fiddle. ‘Choices Like Wide Rivers’ flows gentle to its destination (‘Semaphore Your Love’); ‘Struggle’’s optimistic look to life’s choppy bits weighs up what’s worth it and isn’t. ‘There Is No Upside’ could be the best Yorkston has ever written: no bad and no good, life’s only what unfolds in front of us. It’s faultless in its execution…” Read the full review here.
The Wide, Wide River, out now from Domino Recording Co., is at radio now and going for NACC debuts next week.