Daughter of a Rocky Mountain dynamite salesman, songwriter Sera Cahoone got her musical start on the drums at twelve years old. At twenty-one she left Colorado, in favor of Seattle, Washington's gloomy skies and drummed for--among others--now-defunct indie favorites Carissa's Weird, L. A. musician Patrick Park, and on Band of Horses' debut, Everything All the Time. Despite being an accomplished guitar player and songwriter, Sera largely preferred to stay behind the drum kit until one tour across the United States with Park in 2006. On that tour, she found herself particular inspired by the landscape outside of the van window, and she wrote an album in her thoughts as they drove along blue highways and back roads of the expansive west and the plains. The Stranger called Sera's 2006, self-titled debut ".a breathtaking collection of sad and dusky songs that reveal an artist...
F. Schöler in Stereo 6 / 08: "Der Titelsong ihres zweiten
Albums wäre auf Neil Youngs "Harvest" einer der größten
Stücke gewesen! Die heimlichen Stars hier sind Jeff
Fielder (Dobro, Banjo) und Jason Kardong an der Pedal
Steel. Was Letzterer an Soli beisteuert, ist von einsamer