Un Deux Trois, a trio from Chapel Hill, NC, makes stripped down, slightly restrained and delicately acoustic music featuring the beautiful voice of singer Heather McEntire. It's a departure her other established project, Bellafea, which is a much harder affair. McEntire has a finely textured and ethereal voice that can sound vulnerable and haunting at times. Un Deux Trois' latest EP is called Lovers.
The four track record opens with "Everything That Is Happening Is Happening," a bitter love song with simple rhythmic guitar riffs and drums. McEntire's pleading voice is the standout along with her simple but evocative poetry as she sings, "Maps on the walls, we could be anywhere by fall/ I just want you to come clean."
In addition the McEntire, the band consists of drummer Jenks Miller and bassist David Winton. Miller, who recorded the EP in his living room, splits his time with another band, In The Year of The Pig.
Because the band members, currently signed to Holidays for Quince Records, devote time between multiple musical projects, Un Deux Trois is taking it easy with a spring tour. McEntire, also known for her solo shows, will tour with Bellafea to promote their newest record in March which includes a date at SXSW 2008.
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