These United States

These United States

Featuring ten new tracks recorded at Sound Mine Studios in eastern Pennsylvania, the DC/Ketucky-based band These United States released their fourth album in three years, 'What Lasts', July 20 via Colorado label United Interests. Written during the summer of 2009 after surviving a near drowning on Lake Michigan, songwriter Jesse Elliott's themes take a decidedly darker turn from the band's 2009 release 'Everything Touches Everything'. Memories of departed friends and loved ones, Elliott's own near-death experiences, and the collective melancholy... more