Cayley Thomas – Ash Mountains

From somewhere between Land of Talk and Cat Power Edmonton’s multi-talented Cayley Thomas emerges! Her new EP, Ash Mountains, is a wall to wall hit machine, a verifiable jukebox of influences: country, blues, garage jams, and some of that old fashioned r&r. Thomas’ talent as an actress comes through in the expressiveness of her voice, which has a gauzy far away quality on most of these tracks. She also just released a video for the outstanding “Hideaway.” But those slow rollers out there who just want to sink, you will find what you are looking for in the album closer, “Blue Summer.” Get into it: