Song premiere: Singer-songwriter Megan Reilly makes a strong return with "Sew The Threads Into Your Heart"
Claiming both Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott and Roy Orbison as influences—along with more obvious touchstones like Neko Case and Patti Griffin—Megan Reilly has the kind of pipes and grit that belie her singer-songwriter trappings. It's been six years since Reilly released her previous album, Let Your Ghost Go, but the forthcoming The Well (due out April 24) promises to be a strong follow-up based on the great "Sew The Threads Into Your Heart," which The A.V. Club is streaming exclusively below. A thoroughly beguiling folk-pop song, "Heart" builds to a climactic guitar solo that Lynott himself would be proud of.