Coming Up

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    The Joy Mills Band spent a quiet winter completing their ep, Coming Up, their fourth release. Recorded in a former veterinary hospital (now a writing & music studio), the songs (four originals and one cover) reflect a longing to connect with nature and each other outside the technological hum of modern day, such as on the title track:

    You've been hanging out in my mind to ease the burden
    Just passing by my window then gone again

    I love when the robin sings, sweet things through an open door
    How I've been waiting for these songs in the dawn
    I live every loving day, strange things through an open door
    How long we've been waiting for these songs in the dawn

    ​credits

    Joy Mills - ac guitar, vocals
    Tom Parker - bass, vocals
    Lucien LaMotte - elec guitar, pedal steel
    Jack Quick - organ, piano
    Mike McDermott - drums

    produced by Joy Mills Band
    engineered by Mike McDermott and Lucien LaMotte at NoteWordies
    mixed by Johnny Sangster at Crackle & Pop!
    mastered by Julian Martlew
    photo: Sherri Jerome

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lyrics

I'm coming up like sunrise on a longer shadow
You can watch me on the hillside at the break of day
I'm coming up like steam on the boiling water
You can watch me disappear, fade away

I love when the robin sings, sweet things through an open door
How I've been waiting for these songs in the dawn
I live every loving day, strange things through an open door
How long we've been waiting for these songs in the dawn

I've been listening to silence ever golden
You can hear it in the evening fading in
You've been hanging out in my mind to ease the burden
Just passing by my window then gone again

credits

from Coming Up, released March 9, 2017
Joy Mills - acoustic guitar, vocals
Tom Parker - bass, vocals
Lucien LaMotte - electric guitar
Mike McDermott - drums
Jack Quick - keys

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Joy Mills Band Seattle, Washington

Urban country and roots from the Pacific Northwest.

"Seattle’s liveliest country-flavored act since Neko Case." - The Stranger

Seattle Weekly included 2012's release "Trick of the Eye" in Seattle's Top Country Albums 2012.

“Call it lilt with an edge.” – Leicester Bangs (UK)

“Organic country…both delicate and edgy… For the lo-fi country enthusiast.” – Maverick Mag (UK)
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