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Palmyra’s “Rolling Hills” brings the listener back to the simple joys of life

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Upon the first pick of the guitar, Palmyra’s “Rolling Hills” brings the listener on a storytelling journey of the artist’s memory and description of simpler times and joys inherent in nature’s beauty.

With a conversational singing style and a knee-slapping groove on the acoustic rhythm guitar, the live sound of this musical trio makes you feel like you are sitting right there with them on an old farmhouse front porch sippin’ sweet tea in the summertime as the musicians pick and play. The beauty of the Americana style of Palmyra’s songs never goes out of style and gives the listener a moment to pause and ponder what truly is important in life.

Palmyra – Rolling Hills on YouTube

The personification of the hills, the barn, and the stars at night enable the listener to more deeply connect with the simple story of gratitude and awakening to the beauty of simple country life. Palmyra knows what country life is like, as they all met in the heart of bluegrass country, the Shenandoah area of Virginia. Though when they were younger, like most youth do, they rejected their roots, but as they have matured, they have actually embraced their heritage and now share about it in their songs.

Palmyra
Palmyra

With tight three-part harmony and serious picking skills (a Bluegrass term for guitar chops), Palmyra’s “Rolling Hills” weaves word pictures with simple melodic structure and rhythm that truly entertains the listener. Make sure you listen to their new album which had its debut on May 20th. For more information about Palmyra, check out their socials below!

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Find Rolling Hills on our New Indie Music and Tales and Woes From Old-Timey American Culture playlists!

Anastasia Rizing is a creative performing artist and educator and has worked in various aspects of the performing arts and entertainment industry since she was a child. A Berklee College of Music grad, Anastasia has worked and continues to work as an actress, singer, dancer, songwriter, music producer, theater producer, director, playwright, choreographer, theater and music educator. Anastasia is thrilled to be able to join For The Love of Bands as a music reviewer. Her most recent project was a self produced full length album, “Cocooning.” You can find her music everywhere music is streamed or sold. @anastasiarizing

9 Comments

  • “The personification of the hills, the barn, and the stars at night” – perfect description for this group. Glad to discover new tunes!

  • “The personification of the hills, the barn, and the stars at night enable the listener to more deeply connect with the simple story of gratitude” – perfect description for this group. Adding them to my “driving through the prairie” playlist.

  • Love to discover new music, especially music that makes me feel like they’re singing right to me.

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