The Fiery Furnaces
Benton Harbour Blues
When The Fiery Furnaces signature rustic keyboard sound kicks in, you cannot help but gripping yourself for a journey of gritty quirkiness with heart and a little eccentricity. The epicentre of this quirky outfit, the Chicago born siblings Mat and Eleanor Friedberger have now penned four original albums and released a B-sides collection, all since 2003.
The winding instrumentals contained in 'Benton Harbour Blues' are freshened up by Eleanor's soothing, yet melancholy driven vocals that gives a refreshing edge to this song. This offering extracted from their recent 'Bitter Tea' album, sees this intriguing outfit turning up the heat with lyrical bite and quaint musical craft.
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