The Parish - Storm Driven Bird 7"
by The Parish
Format: 7" Pilsner Colored Vinyl
Cover Art: Ian Umlauf
Release Date: December 18, 2007
Oakland group The Parish revels in the sound of sunshine, pairing bright, breezy harmonies with loose guitar jangle. The Parish blend hundreds of disparate influences: there are hints of early REM, a little bit of Muswell-era Kinks, even a little bit of Creedence. "Dummy in Trouble" slows the whole formula down to a kind of sluggish crawl, a late-summer haze that creeps and expands. This brief glimpse of the group's sunshine sound is the ideal tonic for winter afternoons. (MORE)