Sour Widows – “Crossing Over”
The Bay Area-based band Sour Widows released their self-titled debut EP around this time last year and today they’re announcing its follow-up, another EP called Crossing Over. They’re also sharing its languidly sprawling title track, which sounds warm and lilting and achingly searching. It takes place on a long drive when the rumble of the car wheels is both a comfort and makes you feel terribly small. “Rain fills the drive/ And the radiator crying,” goes the chorus. “I just lay still/ Something in me crossing over in me.”
“This one is pretty literally about my experience being in a cross country long distance relationship, and the way it forced me to reckon with choice and sacrifice, make peace with it,” the band’s Susanna Thomson said in a statement. “I can try my best to have it all, make a time and space for everything it is I value, but at the end of the day I have to accept the way my life fractures because of how I live it. As long as I’m pursuing what it is I want to do the most, I think I’ll always feel that heightened presence of choice and sacrifice.”
Check it out below.
01 “Look The Other Way”
02 “Crossing Over”
03 “Bathroom Stall”
04 “Walk All Day”
The Crossing Over EP is out 4/23 via Exploding In Sound. Pre-order it here.