Thursday, November 29, 2007


CHILD BALLADS will release their debut EP, “Cheekbone Hollows “ through Gypsy Eyes on April 15, 2008. Featuring former Jonathan Fire*Eater’s vocalist, this is Stewart Lupton’s first release since the group disbanded in 1998.

Described as “ragged folk” by The Washington Post, Child Ballads will perform songs from the upcoming album at Luna Lounge in Brooklyn, NY on Friday, December 7, 2007.

To sample songs from the upcoming album and to watch the video for the first focus track, “Cheekbone Hollows,” please visit or download the MP3 here

Cheekbone Hollows tracklisting is:
Cheekbone Hollows
They Hunt Us We Run
Old Man October
Blackbird Trax
Laughter From The Rafters

“Still one of D.C.’s most gifted performers, Stewart Lupton bursts with tumbling poetry that’s one part Charles Simic and two parts Mick Jagger.” – WASHINGTON CITY PAPER

CHILD BALLADS (live) is:
Stewart Lupton - vocals, acoustic guitar
Tunde Oyewole - bass
Paul Arfield - guitar
Luke Wyatt - guitar
John Melville - drums

the cheekbone hollows players:
Betsy Wright - keyboards, viola, vocals
Hugh MacIntosh - drums
Judah Bauer - lead guitar

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