The Saxophones – If you’re on the water

A dreamy half there thing of beauty from the American west coast.

There’s a fragile atmosphere, an air of late night fretfulness and the bare bones arrangement contributes fully to that feeling.

Tentative plucked guitar, whispered woodwind and Alexei Erenkov’s reedy self deprecating vocal.

That the lyric refers to dangers or unseen risks – “if you’re on the water better beware – only adds to the sense of something precious and intimate.

An intriguing understated treasure.


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