Album Review: Shearwater – Rook

Shearwater are not normal. Not even slightly. The title track of this album (their first since signing to Matador) is an apocalyptic vision of a world where all the birds fall from the sky whilst the people all cower indoors.


Shearwater We Say: Texan folksters doing a splendid line in ethereal art rock. They Say: \\”pastoral prog-folk chaotic celestial mindfuckery\\” Band Members: Jonathan Meiburg, Thor Harris, Kimberly Burke. Alumni: Howard Draper, Will Sheff. Associates: Kevin Schneider, Matthew Barnhart, Mark Sonnabaum,…