Vashti Bunyan released "Train Song" in 1966, her tiny voice and calm guitar squirreling permanently inside the hearts and heads of many who missed her for the next 30 years as she stopped recording and performing. Many young folks are familiar with her because of her renaissance the past decade, playing with Animal Collective and Devendra Banhart, her first album's reissue and her second, many years overdue released on Fat Cat. Recently Kieran Evans made Vashti Bunyan: From Here to Before, a documentary about Bunyan and they came to New York a few weeks ago to screen the film. We got the still long-haired and whisper-voiced Bunyan to come by Heathers to record two tracks, the above "Train Song" and the below "Wayward," both with the assistance of Gareth Dickson. Sitting in a quiet room with Bunyan singing was a lucky moment, and we hope this is the next best thing. Catch From Here to Before and try to see Bunyan in as hushed a place as possible.
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