The Sound of Ghosts - "Train to Nowhere" (audio) (premiere)

by Jonathan Frahm

19 September 2017

Blazing Americana inspired by a lust for adventure and an escape from the usual routine.

The Sound of Ghosts was initially comprised of spouses James and Anna Orbison alongside guitarist Ernesto Rivas. Since their founding in 2014, the LA-based folk-rockers have expanded their sound considerably with the contributions of drummer Jon Sarna and multi-instrumentalist Phoebe Silva.
Altogether, the Americana group represents a breakneck melding of rock, folk, bluegrass and country influences. Their sound is complete with a taste for musical theatre and classic rock from some of their members, offering an unexpected fire to the acoustic ensemble.

Their latest single, “Train to Nowhere”, is a strong example of all that they’re abound. Soaring vocals are met by an electrifying instrumentation courtesy of a melding of guitar, drums, bass, fiddle, and even trumpet. Thematically, the song represents a lust for adventure and an escape from the normal routine.

The Sound of Ghosts’ upcoming album, Delivery and Departure, is due out this autumn.

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