Lake Tear of the Clouds, was inspired by her time in New York’s Hudson Valley. Produced by My Morning Jacket’s Jim James, the new record is an aural travelogue through various mellow states of mind, ranging from the dreamy ethereality of “Billions” to the organ-steeped breathiness of “Cicada.” The album even includes a version of Yoko Ono’s “I Have a Woman Inside My Soul,” which Murr has transformed into a moving R&B ballad that’s distinguished by her soulfully soothing vocal delivery. The recording features such guests as vocalist Lola Kirke and My Morning Jacket keyboardist Bo Koster, but ultimately it’s a showcase for Murr’s uniquely restrained and low-key ruminations. This show is part of a Motor Sales residency; Mike Viola also plays.
Cornelia Murr was born in London and lives in California but she’s lived all around the United States, and her latest album,