“How to Draw a River, Step by Step” is the debut LP from Austria’s Rika, though the band has been writing and recording music since 2005. While the LP is almost a decade in the making, the album is a true masterpiece that few bands will ever achieve in a lifetime of work. Effectively marrying piano and horns to guitar, bass, drums, and longing vocals, the album is broody, majestic, and open, like a frozen landscape painted by the last dying rays of sun before settling for a long cold night in the dead of winter. Feeling sad has never felt so right.
Reviews:Visions:”…ein kleines Meisterwerk…” 11/12 Punkte
heartcooksbrain: “so gut wie Jimmy Eat World es seit Clarity nicht mehr waren.” 9/10 PunkteAbsolutepunk.net: “Get into this, you won’t regret it.” 8.8/10
Comes with download code. Co-release with Count your Lucky Stars Records (usa), so if live there order it here: www.cylsrecords.com/First Pressing: 200 Black/300 Translucent Green (Sold out)Second Pressing: 500 Translucent Blue