The Mynabirds’ charged new album, Generals, makes it clear that lead singer Laura Burhenn is not one to be messed with. There’s an edge to her sultry vocals and an insistence to the repetition in her lyrics that makes these songs even bigger and better than their irresistible rhythms imply.
Burhenn recently told Interview Magazine that this is “sort of a Jackson Pollock record” and indeed, it’s splattered not only with multiple tempos and various layers of instrumentation but is also dripping with passion, momentum and personal credos. While the sound is orchestral and epic, the lyrics are unembellished and pointed as Burhenn sings of responsibility, power, faith and persistence.
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