Fortune is the 2008 debut album of Callers, centered on Sara Lucas' vocals and Ryan Seaton's guitar playing. Sparely instrumented yet atmospheric, it combines elements of folk, blues, and jazz. More Than Right " – 3:24. Meet Between" – 3:15 (lyrics: Mike Taylor). In Blighted Gold" – 1:28
Less music: Callers' debut album is a bit short at 35 minutes, but definitely sweet, with not a single throwaway track on it to lessen its impact. Less musicians: singer Sara Lucas and guitarist Ryan Seaton are Callers, and there are only two extra musicians supporting them. The core duo does a great job on its own - Seaton's playing is varied, emotional, and atmospheric; Lucas' voice is an instant attention-grabber, with velvety tones, slightly bitter nasal overtones, and a wide range used artfully, the voice of a great jazz singer.
Fortune is the 2008 debut album of Callers, centered on Sara Lucas' vocals and Ryan Seaton's guitar playing.
But on Callers' Fortune, she has just one steady partner. And while guitarist Ryan Seaton provides varied and distinct atmospheres for each song, the backdrops remain spare: room sound colors the mood, and Lucas moans like she has nothing left to sing to. Fortune is barebones, opening with a quick haunter ("Valerie"), followed by a brittle blues that starts: "I love you/ More than is right. The loose waltz staggers to the tune of Seaton's staccato guitar, and you can almost hear Lucas staring daggers at a telephone that's not ringing.
Callers is an American indie rock band composed of Sara Lucas and Ryan Seaton, later joined by Don Goodwin, Keith Souza, and Seth Manchester. The band crosses the genres of folk, blues, jazz, and experimental alt-rock. In 2004, Sara Lucas and Ryan Seaton met in New Orleans and started working together. They later moved to Providence, Rhode Island, where future album producers and bandmates Keith Souza and Seth Manchester run a studio called Machines with Magnets.