New Miranda Lee Richards Rec En Route




No word yet on her
track-by-track remake of Master Of Puppets, however…


By Mandy Rodgers


Composing all of the material on the album, Miranda Lee
Richards has combined varying musical genres including country, classical, folk
and psychedelic in Light of X, set to
be released Feb. 10 on Nettwerk. The 13-track album can already be previewed on
her MySpace (
with the first single, “Early November” “Life Boat,” which was released last
year in England and hit
airwaves on Indie 103.1 FM in Los



Richards began her music career, believe it or not, after
her best friend began dating Metallica’s Kirk Hammett. Hammett taught her
guitar, and she recorded a demo in his studio basement. She moved to LA to try
and receive a record deal, and The
, which led to her song’s finding spots on film and


Last year, Richards toured with The Jesus and Mary Chain, but
hipsters all know her for her brief but memorable tenure with none other than
the Brian Jonestown Massacre.


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