We loved this one way back when it was a Mountain Man song, and with her new group Sylvan Esso's equally rousing version, Amelia Randall Meath takes it to the dance floor, teaming with Nick Sanborn to seamlessly transform what was essentially a timeless a capella folk hymn into a booming/pulsing electro-pop anthem...
The stunning, otherworldly harmonies of Molly Erin Sarle, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, + Amelia Randall Meath, collectively known as Mountain Man, shot by Vincent Galgano in Hell's Kitchen, NYC. "River" is the closing track on the group's forthcoming LP, Made the Harbor. Grab a track from the record below, and catch the band on their upcoming U.S. summer tour (dates after the jump).
Taken from Made the Harbor, out July 20 in the U.S.
Mountain Man's transcendent unamplified live performances are slowly becoming the stuff of legend, and we're looking forward to experiencing that next month in person at SXSW. In the meantime, the great Yours Truly captures the next best thing: this otherwordly, chill-inducing clip of "Mouthwings," performed by the ladies in a tunnel/natural reverb chamber on Hawk Hill in San Francisco...