Caribou Whispers

Books & Branches

Old car parts and animal hearts.

Books & Branches' Caribou Whispers is the studio culmination of numerous demos and scraps sent by songwriter Colin McLaine to multi-instrumentalist Stephen Lyons (Fond of Tigers) while McLaine was living in the Yukon. Dave Chokroun (bass, piano) rounds out a trio that created a diverse though never cluttered range of sounds.

Caribou Whispers is a nuanced, rewarding, and subtly strange album that channels the ghosts of Townes van Zandt, 14th Century Persian poet Hafiz, Erik Satie, and the North itself.

Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Jesse Gander. Colin McLaine – voice, electric and acoustic guitars, baritone ukulele Stephen Lyons – drums, percussion, electric and acoustic guitars, banjo, voice Dave Chokroun – upright bass, piano

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