“Dark Places” is the second single New York City-based rocking alt-country outfit A Valley Son has shared from Sunset Park, the band’s forthcoming debut EP. “Dark Places” is a rocktastic groover full of desert heat and kicked-up dust.
Much like their home base of New York City, the group is an anomaly, comprised of three Southern transplants that grew up on Stax and Motown, and one Yonkers-born gospel drummer-turned-bassist. A Valley Son’s Southern gothic-inspired, harmony-laden, soulful rock n’ roll invokes a Sunday service, yet is right at home in a barroom, with storytelling no less truthful and honest than the sound.
Sunset Park will be released on January 27th, but until then, give “Dark Places” a spin: