Silver Lake 66 has announced their third album, The Space Between Us for June 17th, 2022, and see if as a project written and recorded during one of the darkest times in American history, with a pandemic raging, wildfires burning, and nightly mass protests near their home in Portland, Oregon.
Husband and wife Maria Francis and Jeff Overbo recorded most of the album in their basement studio working remotely with co-producer and engineer, Bryan Daste. The first single from the album, “Bun. E. Carlos”, has also been released.
The two also took the opportunity to stretch their roles as instrumentalists with Overbo adding lap steel and dobro to his usual guitar repertoire. Francis, who played drums in several bands previously, added drums to her guitar and vocal duties. Bryan Daste played pedal steel in addition to mixing and engineering the record. Portland musicians also contributed to the album including Toupee Zehr on bass, Jenny Conlee-Drizos (The Decemberists) on piano, and Kyleen King (Brandi Carlyle) on violin and viola.