Reb Fountain – Little Arrows (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 39:54 minutes | 443 MB | Genre: Folk
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: Bandcamp | Front Cover | © Fountain Records NZ
Reb Fountain is a Singer-Songwriter from Auckland, New Zealand. Reb sailed into Lyttelton Harbour carrying generations of migrant stories imbued in her bones. She has spent forever travelling, performing, studying, recording & working as a musician & songwriter who’s not afraid to get her $20 ex-army boots muddy as hell walkin’ to the next town for a show. Bent on carving her own line, Reb is one minstrel you don’t want to miss.
Little Arrows began in the music den of her Grandmother’s home in Vancouver. Full of musical instruments, trinkets and photographs not to mention two pianos along with a fold out couch for when family or friends stopped through … which was often; Reb found solace and reflection in her familial space.
Reb writes and sings as if she just burst into song telling tales woven together; multiple stories running through, often concurrently, creating a landscape rich, diverse and universal. Her recently released EP Hopeful & Hopeless revealed her mastery of the folk tale. Little Arrows contains both folklore and pop; illuminating all sides of Reb – the dark the light, the rock, the roll; the folk and the lore that awashes between.
‘Little Arrows’ holds the key to a moment in time that can never be recaptured. A beautiful, creative collaboration between three gifted songwriters – Sam Prebble, Dylan Storey and Reb Fountain – bound in deep friendship. Irrespective of the time it took to develop, Little Arrows seems to be fit for purpose right here, right now. Reb manages to transcend folk, punk Americana, and fill the well of the political with heart and soul. Reb is a strong, independent voice, bent on carving her own line, embracing the hopeful and hopeless and creating a reflective sound for our times.
01 – Down in the Valley
02 – Slave
03 – Together
04 – Covert
05 – The Arrangement
06 – Heart of Me
07 – Five Hundred Miles
08 – Annie V
09 – The Divine
10 – Brighton