Litchfield County deals with the area where we live and how it became a safe haven for people looking to escape the pandemic in the city. The guitar leads were played through a Leslie speaker adding a dreamlike effect. Following a climactic bridge, the song winds down with a distant and haunting flute melody.
When the Dust Settles, another full band arrangement, is about someone who is running away from their mistakes only to look back with remorse.
The final track, Melancholy Reprise, is a softer stripped-down acoustic version of the opening track with acoustic guitars, vocals, and Stoessel’s ethereal pedal steel.
As You and I and Everything began to spread, it was featured on several radio stations in the Northeast, most notably Radio Woodstock 100.1 WDST. After being featured on their homegrown series, we were invited to do a program called the “Sofa Sessions” which was live-streamed in March, 2021. This later led to a show at the historic Bearsville Theater (Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Peter, Paul and Mary), for their summer Americana series. Later that fall, we were one of the featured bands at the Blackbear Americana Music Festival in Goshen, CT supporting acts including Michael Glabicki’s (Rusted Root) “Uprooted” and Adam Ezra.