The latest from the Spring Standards is "Yellow/Gold" and it's on Parachute Shooter Records. It's a folk rock trio that is touring with Rhett Miller, so let me say "Crap!" to that as they were just in Hell-A on 18 June - missed 'em before I heard 'em, so, oh well. It's sort of like Simon & Garfunkel with an added female voice - or not, but close enough for our purposes and you'll love Heather Robb's voice and the two guys named James make for some soaring three-part harmonies that are way cool as it's obvious you can't hide anyone in a trio. No "Homeward Bound" big smash but nothing close to a bad cut - solid throughout as these multi-instrumentalists are just cruising and taking our ears to places they'll like such as with "Only Skin" and "So Simple So True."
Rock 'n' Roll Call: Spring Standards - Yellow/Gold
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Rockin' Roll Call
Bill Locey reviews music for the Ventura County Star, when he isn't reenacting the history of this great nation or teaching it to incarcerated youth.
He is the tall guy lurking in the back of all the local rock shows.
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