Before she was gorgeously floating amongst the Stars,
Millan was seemingly wandering the back roads of Americana.
And as the Canadian ensemble staked
their highly deserved claim alongside the likes of Death Cab for
Cutie and The
Dears in the realm of emotive alternative pop, Millan was also
revisiting her musical roots.
Written prior to her enlistment in Stars, and recorded over the
past three years, Honey From The Tombs sees Millan out on
her own and all the more inflicting for it. While “Skinny Boy”
fleetingly embraces the lush overtones familiar with her regular
musical engagement, the rest of the album stems from far more
organic origins. The gorgeous “Losin’ You” ebbs and flows upon a
breeze of delicate acoustics and an offering of weary vocals while
the restrained rollicking of “Baby I” tempts and tantalizes its way
through some gentle persuasion.
When it comes to music Amy Millan is obviously no stranger to
celestial wanderings but, with Honey From The Tombs, she
is reaching beyond the stars and graciously embracing a whole new