MP3: Doubting Comforts
While perusing the SXSW 2010 band list (yet again), I was reminded that Blue Roses will be playing. This is the project of singer/musician Laura Groves from Shipley, Yorkshire whose influences range from Tears For Fears to Debussy. Combining years of practice on the piano and guitar with days of interest on other instruments, she’s managed to compose some heartbreakingly darling folk tunes. “I like writing songs for instruments I can’t play yet and making choirs out of my voice” says Groves. She released her full-length Blue Roses last July and EP Does Anyone Love Me Now in December, both on XL.