These songs are rooted in tradition and inventive, too: nourished in dark soils, leafing and luminous.Memories here are more than specters; they are evolutions.It also enables her to keep us from falling into the same old patterns.Not changing for change’s sake, but [avoiding doing something] “because it’s the easiest thing to do” kind of thing.Ray released a country-infused solo album, Goodnight Tender, last year.Saliers has been working on a solo album, as well, to be produced by Indigo Girls violinist Lyris Hung.It has its own intonation, the whole song."A sober take.
One Lost Day has a feeling of music composed across time, not just in time.
The Indigo Girls (Emily Saliers and Amy Ray) release their sixteenth studio album, One Lost Day, on June 2nd, 2015.
Vast in its reach, but unified by the traveler's sense of wonder, gratitude, and empathy, One Lost Day moves like a centrifuge, pulling the listener close to linger in the small moment, then casting out onto sonic currents.
I spoke with Amy in the spring of 2015, shortly before the release of the album.
[ The Indigo Girls are coming to Houston’s House of Blues on September 17.] Gregg Shapiro: Last year, 2014, was the 25th anniversary of the Indigo Girls’ self-titled commercial breakthrough second album. Amy Ray: I think just giving each other space and knowing that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
"A lot of (the album) was influenced by a change in perspective."Brand new Key.