New Music: Ned Collette & Wirewalker – “Come Clean”

Australian folkie Ned Collette has taken up with a band for his third album proper, and on first single, “Come Clean,” they come correct — for the ordinarily elusive songwriter, it’s a well-grounded rocker with a slow-burning Zeppelin-by-way-of-Sun Kil Moon guitar riff. But like SKM’s Mark Kozelek, Ned’s voice is as evocative as ever, floating above the inferno like an ashy, accented ghost.

Ned Collette and Wirewalker – “Come Clean”: mp3

(As previously reported, Over The Stones, Under The Stars is out later this month in his native Australia and by the end of the year digitally in the U.S.)

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