A Darker Blue - New CD from Bluegrass Band Circa Blue

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE  -  CIRCA BLUE ALBUM ARTWest Virginia based band Circa Blue has released their second album "A Darker Blue."

The album, consisting of eight original tunes and five covers, follows their 2012 self titled debut.

"We're really pleased where the past two years have taken us musically," band leader Steve Harris said, "and we feel these songs reflect that maturity."

The 13 song selection runs a wide gamut from an up tempo original lamenting the rather recent economic downturn, to a slow bluesy version of Dark Hollow.

In addition to Steve Harris, Ron Webb and Matt Hickman, Circa Blue's core members, the album lineup includes Marshall Wilborn (Lynn Morris, Jimmy Martin, The Johnson Mountain Boys, Hazel Dickens and more) on bass, Christopher Sexton (Nothin Fancy) on fiddles and viola, Gaven Largent on dobro and a couple of guest guitar tracks by Aaron Ramsey (Mountain Heart), who also produced the album.

Harris told Prescription Bluegrass that a lot of thought went into this album, from the song selection to the recording, right down to getting a special photo session just for the album.  "We're very detail oriented so we didn't want this to be something ordinary," said Harris.


  • My Get Away
  • Haunted
  • Drunkards Moan
  • Dark as a Dungeon
  • Lead Foot
  • Let the Lower Lights Be Burning
  • Aint Got No Money
  • Dark Hollow
  • I Know of a Girl
  • To Mabel With Love
  • Wild Horses
  • I Still Look for You
  • John Hardy

The album was recorded at Mountain Fever Studios and is now available for radio download from Airplay Direct and for purchase on Circa Blue's website www.Circa-Blue.com.

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