Virginia based Box of Moxie released the single ‘Bounty from the Seas‘ as a taster for their new album ‘Salt Water Magic‘. Over an orchestral arrangement singer-songwriter Stephen Jacques growls his contemplations of the once bounteous sea’s of his childhood that now are faced with being “an overfished mess…I’ve seen good stewards but there’s too many fishing boats“. With the interplay of strings and guitars the song takes on a hypnotic quality somewhere between ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ and the dream-pop of Mercury Rev.
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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?