Midwest Record Review of Swallows’ Seven Stars

In the Shadow of the Seven Stars album cover

In the Shadow of the Seven Stars

Midwest Record
By Chris Spector
Originally published on April 30, 2021

Been pissed off the folk world hasn’t produced any good murder ballads lately? Here’s a folk/rock crew giving over a whole album to a real life grisly murder in the late 1800s that happened in England. Adding elements of genre hopping that gives a Goth feel to the proceedings, the album length gives this a cinematic feel. Wild.

(Emperor Penguin 12)

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