Get Lucky With Maria Taylor!
… and get your mind out of the gutters, all you hairy-palmed
fanboys (and fangirls)… we’re talking about getting lucky with a free MP3 and
news of a new album. C’mon, now.
By Blurt Staff
Maria Taylor is set to release her
third solo album titled Ladyluck on April 7, via Nettwerk. Teaming up with producer friends
Andy LeMaster (Bright Eyes,
Azure Ray and a host of Saddle Creek label
mates), Mike Mogis and Lukas Burton and featuring
collaborations with Michael Stipe, Nate Walcott of Bright Eyes and Mckenzie Smith of
Midlake, LadyLuck showcases Taylor’s ability to pull at your heart strings
while proving she’s not a woman down on her luck.
Additionally, two tracks from the forthcoming album, “Time Lapse Lifeline”
and “Orchids,” are available digitally on prerelease as of January 13 (you can preview both at Taylor’s MySpace page: www.myspace.com/mariataylor ). God, those sound good… “Time Lapse Lifeline,” with its
orchestral strings and grand melody, tells the story about fast life moves and
how everything can change in one moment. Appropriately, the song is punctuated
by both a driving beat and lingering plaintive vocals, with breaks of near
silence for poignant turns of phrase. “Oh we dreamed a life/ it was just
like that was just like that/ and just like that and just like that it’s
sings as lone strings fade out.
“Orchids” will also air on the January 22
episode of Private Practice.
Some random past coverage from
“us” (or thereabouts) on Taylor:
Tour dates for Taylor will be announced shortly.