Jeremy Squires - Many Moons

Various Small Flames

“The result sees Squire’s usual dark palette expanded into dreamy territory, and even allows for a glimmer of light amidst the tales of hardship and pain.”

Jeremy Squires: Many Moons

The Amp

Somewhere between the fading light of dusk and dawn – that’s where you’ll find Jeremy Squires’ latest installment, Many Moons.

The tenth full-length release since 2006, the North Carolinian doesn’t disappoint, offering a self-produced collection of songs that delve into a beautiful mix of haunting lyricism and new, intricate sounds. Each track is a testament to Squires’ overall experience as an artist – pain, loss, grief and happiness – demonstrating his true expanse as a creator.

 

 

Interview: Jeremy Squires Talks About His Songwriting Process And His New Album “Many Moons”

Americana Highways

Jeremy Squires is easily one of folk and Americana music’s most prolific singer-songwriters, having now released ten overall albums since 2006. Recently we spoke by phone about his songwriting process, his musical influences, and his new album Many Moons.

REVIEW: Jeremy Squires Proves Himself A Great Artist On “Many Moons”

Americana Highways

The result, artistically and musically speaking, is nothing short of breathtaking and awe-inspiring.

When it comes to being a songwriter, especially of the folk variety, being able to express life’s hardships, struggles and tragedies and the emotions that come along with them into lyrics that the listener can relate to is critical. Doing it in the way that Squires does it on this ultimately positive collection of songs about depression, bipolar disorder, opioid addiction, life, and death by imbuing them with overriding compassion for his fellow human beings, earns him a spot as of one of our most expressive and essential singer-songwriters.

 

‘Many Moons’ with Jeremy Squires

Yes! Weekly

On Many Moons, Squires continues spinning yarns from the heart, and the earth, adding a touch of electronics to an array of sonic textures.

Jeremy Squires - Many Moons

Common Folk Music

Jeremy Squires really opens up on Many Moons, and like every album before he plays what he feels creating something unique and personal.

Jeremy Squires Premieres “Hazy,” Discusses Writing ‘Many Moons’

American Songwriter

Many Moons lands well amongst the current state of things. Although the inspiration is more intimate, each of the ten-tracks covers relatable topics such as grief, loss, stress, mental illness, and change.

“Cast Spells” Jeremy Squires

Mother Church Pew

“CAST SPELLS”  –  JEREMY SQUIRES

A dark, mysterious soundscape provides the background for haunting vocals on “Cast Spells” by Jeremy Squires. The song takes folk music in unexpected directions and simply must be heard to be understood. 

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Song Premiere: Jeremy Squires “Labyrinth”

Americana Highways

Squires’ latest has that close up production feel that will draw you into feeling like you are sitting right here listening live.  The song itself is very fluid and flowy.  Give it a listen and unwind.

‘Labyrinth’ is one of my favorite songs from Many Moons and one of my favorite songs that I’ve ever written. I experimented with alternate tunings for the song and came up with a textured/dreamy sound. The lyrics are very close to my heart as well. This song is about living in the same place where you grew up and watching everything change around you. This line from “Labyrinth” conveys what I try to express in the song: ‘The neighbors were building a treehouse for the kids in the yard where I used to play for hours dreaming.’ I tried to write and sing it in a way that paints a vivid portrait. — Jeremy Squires

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North Carolina native Jeremy Squires has spent the better part of two decades playing in bands and recording his own style of sparse and rootsy folk music. Since 2013 he has been staying especially productive, releasing a handful of albums and progressing his ability as a songwriter capable of crafting music filled with depth, emotion and haunting imagery. Like most of us, Squires has been in quarantined at his home for the last couple of months. Though it hasn’t been easy for many artists to stay creative during this time, he has made the best of it. In March, Squires released an album of covers featuring interpretations of songs by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Nirvana, Damien Jurado, Jason Molina and Pedro the Lion among others. Then, just over a month later, he followed it up with a full-length LP called Eastern Glow, a collection of quiet and introspective folk songs with sparse, stripped down instrumentation. The raw production and the intimacy of the music make Eastern Glow an album that speaks to our current times. ”

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