Box Of Reds

from by This Old Earthquake

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A haunting, atmospheric tune featuring bowed bass and mellotron...


The invitation stands
But you won’t make no plans
And you won’t show til it’s time to go
And one shot is too much
Ten it ain’t enough
If you don’t cough then you don’t get off
The girlfriend in your head
She kicks you out of bed
you storm out and pass ‘em out
like a box of reds


from Gospel Flat, released July 18, 2012
Steve: Lead vocals, dobro, lap guitar
Ethan: Backup vocals, acoustic guitar, feedback, mellotron
Taylor: Stand-up bass



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This Old Earthquake Bolinas, California

West of west, where the west never ends. This is the territory occupied by This Old Earthquake, an indie folk trio based in Bolinas, California, an eccentric small town on the coast of Marin County just north of San Francisco. Described as “West Marinicana” and “sophisticated back porch music.” The sound is intimate and sparse, a pick against a string, a breath anticipates a lyric. ... more

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