You may be unaware of a little known promotional item that circulated with the release of the “Wonder of Birds” single. In fact, I was sent dozens of these things styrofoam flyers from A&M, which subsequently were circulated to fans as freebies. There were a dozen birds, from Jays to Seaugulls, and yes they really fly. The complete list: Jay, […]
Last year we mentioned an interview with Don Peris on “Echoes” via WXPN. Echoes now has a podcast available for download of that interview. “Guitarist creates parlor music for home movies in nostalgic tonesDon Peris grew up and still lives in Lancaster, PA, where he works with hiswife, singer Karen Peris in a band called The Innocence Mission. But recentlyDon […]
The new date for Southpaw has been rescheduled: Saturday June 16th, 7:30 PMBrooklyn, NY @ Southpaw Saturday July 7th, 7:00 PMPhiladelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live Tickets for the previously cancelled shows will be honored. New tickets can be purchased through the websites above.
Jeffrey Overstreet reviews We Walked In Song at Looking Closer. “While I admit that this release does not have the range of subjects and sounds that have made their best releases — Umbrella, Glow, and Birds of My Neighborhood — such enduring, revealing volumes, I still find the delicate and evocative lyrics, the beauty of Don’s guitars and Karen’s voice, […]
I received the Japanese version of We Walked In Song yesterday. Although some stores list the album as an 11-track CD, some list it with 12-tracks. Both are correct. Although the artwork suggests there are only 11 tracks, there is a hidden 12th track: “Shooting Star (sketch)”.