Erin Durant has unveiled the video for ‘Old Soul’ from her 2016 album Blueberry Mountain.
The Heidi Ferrell and Aaron Cassara, was shot at Breezy Pines Farm in Connecticut and features the horse Captain and Durant. Additional scenes were filmed in Brooklyn.
She grew up playing the piano but didn’t revisit the instrument until she moved to Brooklyn, taking lessons with Patrick McKearn all while working during the day and studying music theory at Julliard at night.
She released her debut EP Gathering, in 2011 before joining the Colin L. Orchestra in 2012. She decamped to Andrija Tokic’s Nashville studio to record her Take Your Money and Run EP in 2014.
She caught the New York Times attention after she could be spotted lugging her 232lb. 3/4 sized upright piano around NYC from her home to gigs. She toured with Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio as well as numerous one-offs with such artists as Kath Bloom, Jonny Fritz, Larkin Grimm, Ed Askew, Devon Sproule and Purse Horsehair and more.
She released the track ‘Kind Woman’ on March 8 to celebrate International Women’s Day and offered a free stream;
Durant is currently at work on a follow-up she plans to release in 2018. Catch her on the following date;
08/27 – Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool (2pm [free] w/ Baby Copperhead, Garrett Devoe, Jessica Pavone)