Love Flows Like the Blood of a River (2003) is a collection of prose poems interwoven with songs. With Laura on piano and keyboard, featuring Eugene Friesen, cello (Grammy winner, Paul Winter Consort) and Steve Wilkes, percussion (Blue Man Group). Produced by Doug Hammer and Laura Siersema.
“She sounds like a young Judy Collins, but don’t expect traditional fare from this singer / songwriter.” Sing Out!
“Her voice beckons mercilessly to the physical world like the bodiless spirit that haunts the mansion on a faraway hill. Wanderers beware…” Independent Songwriters Magazine Pick of the Month
THE GREENFIELD RECORDER Arts & Entertainment Feature: Singer Finds Her Inner Voice (July 24, 2003, Story by Adam Orth)
SING OUT! Vol. 47 #3 LAURA SIERSEMA Love Flows Like the Blood of a River
ISWM INDIE PICK OF THE MONTH Laura Siersema – ” Love Flows Like The Blood of a River “
Turn Us Into Ashes; Love Flows Like the Blood of a River/Bread of Angels/Greensleeves/Will I Marry; 500 Miles/9am On the Dot Clock; There Is a Silence; Rolling of Time/Aberfan/Tooth of a Black Tiny Bird; Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream/If My Church Be Bone; O Sinner Man/Poor Wayfaring Stranger/I Scraped the Bow/Raven/Shenandoah/Vault of the Valley/Go Children Slow
Graphic design Daren Bascome / Proverb