After a three-year recording hiatus, Lake Worth emotive singer John Ralston is issuing forth a flurry of activity. This past Christmas saw therelease of seven-inch single "Jesus Christ
," a bit of Americana for the holidays, on mom-and-pop Tampa-based label
Last year, he also contributed to 24 Hour Service Station's recent compilation project Ceremony -- A New Order Tribute. For that, he covered New Order's 1986 track "All Day Long," converting it into a art-damaged folk-rocker.
Still, Ralston's full comeback came to fruition yesterday when he unveiled aredesigned website
, complete with one track off his third full-length album,Shadows of the Summertime.
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"Love Will Come Around
" is notably stripped down compared to his earlier work, but its instantaneous sing-along chorus and galloping drums hint at the glory that might soon follow on the record.