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Spanspek Album Review: Richfield - High Fences

Hello folks!  I'm in the midst of a beautiful spring time afternoon as I write this, with some steaks in the fridge reading for burning.  It's gonna be a good times.

But enough with that, lets talk about the new album from Fresno country outfit Richfield!
Richfield
High Fences

One would be hard pressed to find an album with more hooks than the new five song EP from these valley pros.  Led by singer/songwriter Ted Nunes, Richfield cranks out hit after hit, seemingly on a mission to take over the nations airwaves with an arsenal of well crafted tunes perfectly suited to the windy beaches of California's central coast.

Standout track "Big Wheels" comes readymade to soundtrack countless nights dancing at a favorite local juke joint.  "California Real" exudes youthful energy even as it depicts a man who laments "Baby, I might be in California, but I can't hear the waves on the beach."

Amongst the strong songwriting and monster hooks lies the bands secret weapon; the finely deployed pedal steel of Jordan Rosen.  Matched with Nunes' sonorous voice, Rosen is able to provide perfect counterpoint with his effortless solos, enriching the already great songs.

It's safe to say that with Richfield, Fresno has found its new kings of Americana.  
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