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Krista Detor
01. Ferrymans Diary
02. Belle of the Ball
03. Just Because
04. Red Velvet Box
05. Bridges
06. Always Anywhere
07. Fine Print
08. Marietta
09. Hear That
10. Honey Down A String
11. Bonus Track: Blowing Kisses

5 Stars R2 Magazine

FLAT EARTH DIARY is Krista Detor’s 5th solo release and her first album in 4 years,

Fish Records have been long time supporters of Krista as former proprietor Neil Pearson said

"Krista is one of the very finest modern songwriters at writing within character; and her ability to convey the emotions of the people that inhabit her songs is utterly convincing and believable. The range of situations and circumstances her characters occupy, and the compelling way the narratives are delivered make one of the most flexible and empathetic writers. Her understanding of the human condition and her ability to express the motivation for her characters give her songs real impact and resonance with the listener."

FLAT EARTH DIARY was born in the North Channel of Lake Huron, on a chance trip Krista took with some friends and several bottles of red wine. She’d had a handful of songs that were album-worthy, but in four years, couldn’t manage to find the unifying thread, or the pieces that would fill in the blanks – missing continents on a map, if you will. As she sat on the water, with no land in sight, it occurred her that we humans are unbelievably adaptable:

“Not long ago, we were certain that the Earth was flat and that the oceans poured off the edge into the abyss of dark space. Now, we accept as readily the notion that the Earth is round. We’ve all seen the photos, haven’t we? So the question for me became, in that moment, ‘is perception reality?’

There, looking at the endless horizon of water, memories of my childhood began bubbling up - of warm ginger ale in a can; the hand-painted wedding portrait of my parents with the too-pink lips and bright blue eyes; sneaking out in the middle of the night to drive fast; my uncle’s tapestry of the dogs playing poker; my grandmother’s hat with the black feather pIumes… and the most personal album of my career opened its eyes.”

This album is rewarding on many levels - from the opening track Ferryman's Dream, sounding very like Tracey Thorn, to the closing Bonus Track Blowing Kisses this is an album this keeps giving. Funded via crownd sourcing this album has a rich and sumptuous production. 2013 is not yet over and I've already heard one of the standout albums of 2014.

Very Highly Recommended

Krista Detor - Flat Earth Diary

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