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The Lone Crows

Album: The Lone Crows (US 2013)
CD / Cat. No. WIS-3018
LP / Cat. No. WIS-3514 (+ limited blue vinyl)

World In Sound presents with the self-titled debut album of "The Lone Crows" another very talented US heavy-psych band (besides "The Flying Eyes"). Comprised of nine fast, furious and catchy tracks, the album is a tasty mix of deep and haunted compositions and floating jams filled with mind blowing guitarwork, while singer songwriter Tim Barbeau exorcises his inner demons with everything from soulful belting to banshee like shrieks.

Musically the album showcases influences that range from the powerful 70s retro Blues rock, to 60's Westcoast Psychedelic /Acid Rock but also to early 90's grunge . reflecting flashes of such groups as The Black Keys, Wolfmother, Kyuss, Led Zeppelin, Quicksilver Messenger Service or Doors. "The Lone Crows" shows growth from the band's original style extended jams, spot on instrumentation, and more fleshed out song writing to take you back to those times, when music still was music!" Enjoy this piece - it will grow after each listen and it can lead into heavy addiction.

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Album: Dark Clouds (US 2014)
CD / Cat. No. WIS-3023
LP / Cat. No. WIS-3522 (+ limited vinyl)

After releasing their self titled debut album last year, The Lone Crows, a young and promising quartet from Minneapolis, MN garnered a lot of praise for their mix of Blues and Psychedelic Jams, convincing listeners with it’s playful freshness and authentic passion. They continue now with newfound ambition and present their second LP “Dark Clouds” for their first European Tour beginning in May 2014. With no frills, analog production, the captivating dynamics and spirited compositions take you on a trip from today back to 1970 and even further beyond.

The group takes their dominant blend of Heavy Blues and Hard Rock elements and mixes it exceptionally with influences across the history of rock, such as West Coast Psychedelia, moments of Funk and Soul, Grunge and Alternative, and their progressive Thrash Metal roots. You can hear parallels to bands like Led Zeppelin, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Canned Heat, Santana, The Beatles, Robin Trower, Spooky Tooth, Spirit, The Black Keys, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more. Each song showcases strong and melodic vocals full of hooks, intense and soaring guitar work, and a multi-faceted, driving rhythm section, coming together to create a punchy and organic atmosphere that’s bound to conjure up a smile on the face of every music freak. Dark Clouds is the perfect album for a long road trip- highly addictive!

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Album: Live At Freak Valley Festival(US 2015)
CD / Cat. No. WIS-3028
LP / Cat. No. WIS-3525

From their explosive festival opening for Freak Valley 2014 comes The Lone Crows newest album "Live at Freak Valley Festival". With only 500 copies, this document revives the Lone Crows first European Tour, on which their shows took a mind-blowing journey, crashing through moody, guitardriven West Coast style Blues and Hard Rock jams into the territory of modern Blues Rock. Once it took you, there is no escape. Featuring tracks from their self-titled debut and their second LP "Dark Clouds", this live record catches The Lone Crows in an absolutely prime performance. Grab a copy and freak out on a trip back to Freak Valley!

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