The Stray Birds Announce Magic Fire

Read about the new release from The Stray Birds Magic Fire



The Stray Birds – photo Jim Jacob


Third Full Length Album

Out 19 August 2016

Formed in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 2010, The Stray Birds are Maya de Vitry (vocals, guitar, banjo, fiddle, piano), Oliver Craven (vocals, guitar, resonator, fiddle) and Charles Muench (vocals, bass, banjo).

All classically trained and roots music-raised, the trio has a great, individual sound and the members have spent the last years honing their sound and touring extensively.  I have enjoyed their beautiful harmonies and A-grade musicianship live both in Raleigh North, Carolina and Nashville, Tennessee.  Go see them if you get a chance.

The good news is that the band has announced a follow-up to their excellent 2014 release Best Medicine.  The new album Magic Fire (Yep Roc Records) will be their third full-length album (two EPS as well) and will be available on August 19.  Last December, the trio teamed up with renowned performer and producer Larry Campbell to record twelve songs in a little barn in upstate New York.

Here’s the first single, “Shining in the Distance”:

You pre-order the record (CD or LP) directly from the Yep Roc Records store for an autographed copy.  The cover artwork is an original piece by Maya de Vitry).


stray birds magic fire


Read about the new release from The Stray Birds Magic Fire



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