Originally founded in a New England tobacco barn by songwriters Josh Rheault and Sammy Dent, Mercies eventually released an album, became a trio, and moved to Silver Lake. They still affectionately refer to their sound as “forest pop” but the West Coast transition may be more affluential than they discern. Recently released via Randm Records, their sophomore LP, Blue Against Green, was recorded at Lost Ark Studio by producer Mike Butler and is a tranquil collection of naturally arresting tracks which entice then envelope like a salted seabreeze. Here’s the album’s opening song “Every Echo”:
Mercies‘ album release show is tomorrow (April 3rd) at The Satellite.