Jangle-pop powerhouse The Blue Herons are back with their sixth single From Here which will be released Friday, April 29. This new tune leans more melancholy but is infused with lustrous layers of guitars and soaring vocals Blue Herons fans have come to expect. From Here is a song that reflects on the crossroads of love.

The Blue Herons are a jangle-pop duo that calls to mind guitar riffs reminiscent of C86, and Sarah Records bands like Even as We Speak and Heavenly, with infectious melodies and soaring vocals that easily sit alongside the likes of current artists Alvvays, Hatchie and Hazel English.

The Blue Herons are Andy Jossi (The Churchhill Garden, The Serpent Garden) and Gretchen DeVault (The Icicles, The Francine Odysseys, Voluptuous Panic), a serendipitous collision of two indie-pop masterminds. After establishing a following for his shoegaze band The Churchhill Garden, Jossi needed a separate space for his indie-pop songs. The Blue Herons featured frequent guest vocalists and musicians such as Krissy Vanderwoude (The Churchhill Garden, Whimsical), Marty Willson Piper (The Church, All About Eve), Hideka and Thierry Haliniak. Jossi began releasing music under The Blue Herons moniker, still searching for the perfect vocal complement to his instrumentals. In October 2020, he found just that in DeVault.

DeVault, a veteran of the indie-pop scene, led The Icicles through a series of well-received albums and licensing deals with Target and Motorola in the early 2000s. In 2013, she elevated her recording skills and vocals to new heights as half of the transoceanic shoegazer duo Voluptuous Panic. After relocating to LA in 2016, she got reacquainted with her indie pop roots and formed The Francine Odysseys.

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