Tag: Laura Veirs

Album | Laura Veirs – My Echo

“My songs knew I was getting divorced before I did”- Laura Veirs When Laura Veirs started putting pen to paper and forming the ideas behind what would form My Echo, her 11th studio album, she realised that her 19-year marriage…

Album | Laura Veirs – The Lookout

Laura Veirs is an accomplished songwriter based in Portland with 20 years of experience under her belt. Her proficiency and attention to detail shine through in this album to create a palette of emotional depth and lightness. This is a…

#643 case/lang/veirs – Atomic Number

Neko Case, k.d. lang and Laura Veirs saw their beautiful collaborative album debut in the UK top 40 chart following its release a little over a week ago, and to celebrate they’ve revealed this video for ‘Atomic Number’.

Listen | case/lang/veirs share new track ‘Best Kept Secret’

With the upcoming release of their eponymous debut record case/lang/veirs, these three titans of modern alternative folk have shared ‘Best Kept Secret’, a slice of orchestral beauty. Breezy and bright, the track is a homage to L.A, and is destined…

Album | Laura Veirs – Warp & Weft

The ninth studio album by the Oregon veteran marks a return to more conventional material after 2011’s Tumble Bee: Laura Veirs Sings Folk Songs for Children. If that project seemed a surprising departure for “Two Beers Veirs”, this rock-tinged set…

#90 Laura Veirs – Sun Song

The first song from Portland-based songwriter Laura Veirs’ forthcoming album Warp and Weft, Sun Song, and features Neko Case on backing vocals. With trademark pastoral imagery, the lyrics take the theme of the dawn of spring. Laura gently introduces distorted…

Brian’s Mixtape | Booze

wine bottles photo by Bauhaus http://www.flickr.com/photos/bayhaus/

Dear readers, This week I present to you a playlist of which I am particularly proud. The subject was born from the many celebrations my dear friend Elizabeth has been inspiring of late, and the many, many toasts we have…

WIN! Yellow Bird Project hoodies, t-shirts and lots more

Yellow Bird Project is a blimmin’ brilliant concept. They team up with great bands to make beautifully designed t-shirts, then sell them to raise money for the charity of the artist’s choice. YBP have collaborated with so many bands we…

Album | Laura Veirs – Tumble Bee

Laura Veirs’ eighth studio album, Tumble Bee, carries the subtitle ‘Sings Folk Songs For Children’. So we at For Folk’s Sake could think of no better idea than asking some kids to review it. We turned to twins William and…