credit: Kate Blaising
Harvest Thieves dig deep within their own personal stories and offer up enigmatic songs of candidness and well-worn intensity. In lieu of visceral play-by-plays and detail-oriented specifics, they gather vulnerable messages and wrap them warmly in coded and beautifully shielded lyrics, focusing more on emotions than senses. Harvest Thieves' songs gather the most vulnerable details of their crossroads and recounts their experiences in a manner that provides an openness and honesty that most artists never approach.
Making an indelible mark on their hometown, Austin American-Statesman proclaimed, “Alternative-Country has largely blended into the broader Americana landscape in recent years, but here’s a band that harkens back to the dead-center focus of the genre.”
Ranging from lyrically bitter and laced with tongue-in-cheek middle fingers to Blue Rodeo-rooted, harmonically-blended vocals, Harvest Thieves flawlessly weave through their emotions with a raw and vulnerable tone that can only be possessed by surviving the heartaches and shortcomings of life’s pitfalls. This is a band with a marked purpose and intent, with just the right amount of down-home grit to make you believe them
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