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Most recent release, Cast (2012)
Trespassers William's Facebook page
a Sundays-ish band with some very haunting songs. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Recommended first album:
2004—Nettwerk—0 6700 30390 2 4
Anna-Lynne Williams—vocals, acoustic guitar, keyboards
Justin Schier—piano, Wurlitzer
Shoegazing Alt Country, like Mazzy Star. Melancholy and beautiful. (email@example.com)
2006—Nettwerk—0 6700 30467 2
Trespassers William, Dave Fridmann
Having evokes a desert landscape in its sound. Open spaces, arid guitar-lines, the heatwaves of effects/pedals/delays and Anna-Lynne Williams' hazy, just-below the horizon vocals. Though often lumped in with the "dreampop" movement, their melancholic sound reminds one more of the slo-core merchants Low wedded to the desultory countrified psychedelica of Mazzy Star. Williams' voice sounds like Aimee Mann's; but her delivery recalls the whispery way Margo Timmins of the Cowboy Junkies sings. Her singing is like a tumbleweed across the illusory, dry landscapes of the music. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Trespassers William covered "Love Is Blindness" for Even Better Than The Real Thing: A Tribute to U2 (2001) and Suzanne Vega's "Left of Center" for Isn't She Still...The Pretty In Pink Soundtrack Revisited (2000).
Thanks to JoAnn Whetsell for work on this entry.
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