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Lady Lamb

Lady Lamb (of Lady Lamb and the Beekeepers) Photo: Shervin Lainez PUBLICITY 2015 Jessica Linker

Shervin Lainez

As Lady Lamb, 25-year-old Maine native Aly Spaltro spins heavy psychedelic tales that blur the borders between reality, dream and nightmare. “Dear Arkansas Daughter” compares heartbreak to sinking to the bottom of the ocean floor over gloomy, Crazy Horse-style guitar chug. On the dark prayer “Spat Out Spit,” Spaltro wonders, “Will I awake to find that I’m deep in the woods and I’m snarling on all fours?” “Ten” is a whirlwind diary about spending time in Arizona as a child, driving through the Vermont snow with her best friend long ago and more. She waits till the last line to reveal the common thread: “There’s a sweetness in us that lives long past the dust on our eyes once our eyes finally close.”            

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