Well, this is a calming respite in the midst of the week. The Brooklyn duo Lucius (aka Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig) craft folk-pop tunes with a bedside charm and rootsy warmth. The chanteuses melt some of the ice away on the woozy video for "Shenandoah." The beautiful clip was filmed in upstate New York this past winter by Tika Buchanan and Michael Grimm. Grimm's hazy-yet-sharp cinematography compliments the nostalgic tune. The track is off the pair's promising debut LP, Songs From the Bromley House. (Trivia: Most of the songs were written on a 1921 Steinway piano.) See upcoming gigs and stream more songs at Lucius' MySpace.
Here's some background on the Bromley House: "They [Wolfe and Holly Laessig] found it on Craigslist. In the summer of 2008, they moved into the Bromley House in Brooklyn, NY with six other musician friends. It was heaven to them, as the house had been a music school and recording studio for over 60 years. They were the first tenants to live there since the school's closing..."
Aside from their six musical pals, the Lucius ladies also attracted producer Doug Wamble (Norah Jones, Charlie Hunter), engineer Ariel Borujow (Jay-Z, Kanye West), and mastering engineer Greg Calbi (John Lennon, Bob Dylan, John Mayer). Stream the dream here.