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Take a Trip Down the River with Little Green Cars

29 Sep

“My Love Took Me Down To The River To Silence Me” by Little Green Cars can be interpreted as a lovesick anthem, or a murderous folk tale among other theories. No matter which way you read it, the track channels the harmonies and folk stylings of Crosby Stills Nash and Young (“Teach Your Children Well”) while keeping the song fresh and new.

Faye O’Rourke takes the helm of the track, strong and exotic but also vulnerable and fragile. Reading like a tale of folklore passed around at a local Irish Pub, O’Rourke commands listeners to feel her pain. “This love’s killing me but I want it to” she repeats in the chorus while her bandmates wail like damaged ghosts “But I’m still here waiting for you.” You can’t help but sense the eeriness of the tune which gives it an old world appeal.

Mixed with the 70’s retro aspect, “ My Love Took Me Down To The River To Silence Me” is a song for any generation.

Discography: Absolute Zero (2013)

Official Website: http://www.littlegreencars.co.uk

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