Release Date: Aug 23, 2005
Record label: Nonesuch
Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Singer-Songwriter
Veirs' last album, Carbon Glacier, was written alone, in a cold, dark Seattle winter, meditating on death, art and carbonised ice. Serene and spooky, it launched an avalanche of rave reviews that led to spending much of the next year touring it with her band, the Tortured Souls. Not much time for solitary contemplation then - and it shows. Year of the Meteors is decidedly a band record, and by definition less intimate.