Lost In The Trees – Review: A Church That Fits Our Needs


Moody, beautiful and enveloping storytelling. This is the type of symphonic indie music that wraps you in its arms and does not release until the 48 minutes are full and complete. Needs met, gifts offered up!

http://www.npr.org/2012/03/11/147982033/first-listen-lost-in-the-trees-a-church-that-fits-our-needs

The songs on A Church That Fits Our Needs tell stories the way The Beatles‘ “She’s Leaving Home” does, but Lost in the Trees‘ tunes are impressionistic and nonlinear, so the tales feel different each time.

The new record, out March 20, celebrates the life of songwriter Ari Picker’s mother. And, though it tells an intensely sad tale of a life that included the death at birth of her twin daughters, depression, cancer and her suicide shortly after she left her son’s wedding, Ari Picker still finds a way to embrace her sad yet creative life. And he does it with the help of a folk orchestra in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Read much more and listen to the full release at the NPR link above.

~ by castleqwayr on March 13, 2012.

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