Rachel Harrington's albums have garnered 4-stars in Mojo, features on the BBC, and Q Magazine hails her as, "The queen of gothic Americana." As a sixth-generation Oregonian, WWU grad, and devout Cascadian, Harrington's music has always been place-based. A Vashon resident for a while now, Rachel was a winner in the 2001 songwriting contest at Merlefest, a finalist in the Sisters Folk Festival songwriting contest, and has supported the likes of Guy Clark, Steve Earle, Gillian Welch, and Iris Dement.
FOUR STARS: “Ancient-sounding country noir” ~Q magazine
FOUR STARS: “Songs that conjure the ghosts of old America” ~Mojo
FOUR STARS: “A sharply rendered sound portrait” ~Songlines
FOUR STARS: “Like the young Emmylou” ~Utne Reader