The Republic Of Cyprus based melancholic-folk creator Valerie released the three track single Beyond The Heavens Light yesterday.
The middle track on the single Mother fills the room with an acoustic led ballad that draws tears from the eyes and serves as a fine introduction to a superb, emotionally charged vocal, which continues to haunt the mind long after the song has faded from the ears.
The US based Cretan-folk outfit Xylouris White release the LP Mother on the 19th of January 2018.
Xylouris White – photo and paintings credit Anna White
Their music combines tradition and modernism, to deliver energetic songs which are marked by the distinctive sound of the Cretan laouto and singular vocal which are surrounded by layers of percussion and, an electric guitar – which in the forthcoming album is played by the increasingly involved Guy Picciotto.
The second track of the nine on Mother is Only Love.