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““Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray play Cosmic Americana from somewhere between Bakersfield and Outer Space. A heady blend of country, rock and psych, bound together in otherworldly voices, at times as beautiful, fragile and elemental.””
““You don't just hear Miss Shevaughn's rich voice—you feel it somewhere in your soul. Their songs are melodic and beautiful with a sound that is almost haunting, much the same as the songs of Gram Parsons and the Flying Burrito Brothers.”
“[5 out of 5 stars] “Unexpected brilliance. ‘Lean into the Wind’ is one of the most refreshing new albums of 2014.””
““This record is one of my favorite releases of 2014. It is a wild ride that reflects the recent times Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray have been through.””
““Lean Into The Wind is a powerful crossover album filled with excellent songs that refuse to bend to any one genre. They excite the senses and stay with you long after they finish playing.””
"A cosmic Americana band that pulls from classic country and rock from the ‘60s and ‘70s, heavily influenced by Led Zeppelin, Little Feat and Fleetwood Mac, tempered by a little Joni Mitchell."
"Lean Into the Wind is a landmark achievement, a triumphant document of the human spirit’s capacity for sacrifice and survival."
"On their latest album, Lean Into the Wind, Americana rockers Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray go all Flying Burrito Brothers with a SoCal-influenced set of new songs. [The song] “Coyote” tells you everything you need to know about what this super fine band of players has up their sleeves this go-around. Killer harmonies, warm countryesque textures, and the winsome voice of Miss Shevaughn, who channels her very own Emmylou Harris on this gorgeous tune."
““Coyote” tells you everything you need to know about what this super fine band of players has up their sleeves this go-around. Killer harmonies, warm countryesque textures, and the winsome voice of Miss Shevaughn, who channels her very own Emmylou Harris on this gorgeous tune.”
““Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray snake a highway around Americana, folk and good old rock & roll. It really is fabulous music making and bursting with talent, imagination and character. I could listen to it all day.” – UNDERCOVER”
““Nostalgic and reminiscent, We’re From Here is packed full of personality. Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray are both masters at merging musical genres and as a result, the album is original and full of songs that aren’t like anything else.” - SHOW ME SOMETHING DIFFERENT: UK”
““If I had a million dollars, I would pay Miss Shevaughn to sing me to sleep every night for a year. We're From Here is one of the best albums that's come my way this year.” - ADOBE & TEARDROPS”
““A fifteen song collection of Americana music, We’re From Here seamlessly jumps from sparse folk tunes to fuzzy guitar filled garage rock. Miss Shevaughn’s haunting vocals weave through the sonic landscape provided by Yuma Wray, and when it is his time to sing the contrast is powerful. Their music is more than just songs, each tune is a story and as story tellers it is up to Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray to bring these tales to life.” - Chris Martin / ATLANTA EXAMINER”
““Ever since I have gotten my ears on this excellent work of Americana and folk, I haven't been able to stop listening. A voice that captivates, Miss Shevaughn has to be one of the most passionate vocalists I've heard. Add in the mysterious Yuma Wray and his magical guitar skills, these two seem to be the perfect mix for creating music that has the power to make the burliest of men weep.” - THE RECORD STACHE”
““We're From Here is a stunning and audacious debut - this record sounds like they've made an Oscar winning movie based on the Great American Novel. Miss Shevaughn joins Emmylou Harris and KD Lang in the realm of the great female American storytellers. She is a force of nature, and Yuma Wray provides the perfect home in which to raise her stories. Forget about genres and categories, this is great music.” – Tony Conley / ROCK GUITAR DAILY”