Great Lakes: Ghost Brother

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Great Lakes upcoming album Ways of Escape (October 12th, 2010) finds singer Ben Crum assuming the role of chief songwriter for the band’s 4th full length. Along for the alt-country tinged ride are a bevy of talented musicians from Mice Parade, Beiruit, Ryan Adams, and Ted Leo & The Pharmacists.

Crum brings a very frank and personal tone to the record, but Great Lakes retains its signature psychedelic edge, albeit a considerably mellower one.  Ghost Brother is a perfect example of the album’s country roots fused with outstanding musicianship, all coming together for a warm, rich sound that would have been perfect in the 70’s.

For an alternate cut showcasing a different side of the new album, check out the beautiful and somber “Summer Fruit.”

Upcoming Tour Dates:

  • 10/20 Philadelphia PA @ The Fire
  • 10/21 Rosendale NY @ Market Market
  • 10/22 Frederick Md. @ TBA
  • 10/23 Washington DC @ The Velvet Lounge
  • 10/24 Brooklyn NY @ The Rock Shop (CD release show)

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