Heaberlin’s and Smith’s sometimes mingled, sometimes markedly contrasting imaginations form the bones of Cricket Blue's sound. Heaberlin’s perceptive lyrical voice elevates everyday mundanities and makes the sublime pocket-sized. Smith threads images and characters into narratives that flicker between enigmatic and nakedly honest. They count songwriters like Jeff Mangum, Joanna Newsom, Laura Marling, Anaïs Mitchell, and Bob Dylan among their influences, as well as poets and
storytellers like Dylan Thomas, Alice Munro, Angela Carter, and David Foster Wallace.
Included recently in the Paste Magazine list of top ten Vermont bands.
This piece features excerpts of live sessions recorded at Beehive Productions in Saranac Lake, as well as live performance from the Flynn Space in Burlington and The Valley Stage Festival in Huntington, VT.