Bowerbirds - "Overcome With Light" (video)

by PopMatters Staff

7 June 2012

Even at its brightest moments, such as the appropriately-titled “Overcome with Light”, The Clearing feels dark. Each track seems to emerge out of a deep dusk, and none can free themselves entirely of the shadows. But it is in the midst of this very shroud of sorrow that the album stands as a testament to hope. -- Emma H. Sundstrom

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"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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