Discovering the Enchanting Sounds of Bec Taylor & The Lyrebirds With Their Brilliant New Album “Limbs & All”

Bec Taylor & The Lyrebirds, a talented five-piece alt-folk-pop band based in Canberra, have released their latest masterpiece, "Limbs & All," an album that beautifully encapsulates the essence of loss, grief, and joy through 10 mesmerizing tracks.

Bec Taylor & The Lyrebirds are known for their unique harmony-laden sound that combines charming melodies with lyrics brimming with heart. Bec Taylor, a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, leads this ensemble with her heartfelt songwriting and rich musical arrangements. The band showcases an incredible musical chemistry, with soaring harmonies and an array of instruments including guitars, piano, drums, bass, banjo, mandolin, and occasional cello parts.

“Limbs & All,” the second album by Bec Taylor & The Lyrebirds, is a treasure trove of moody, folk-pop gems. Recorded and mixed by Louis Montgomery, with additional mixing on “Photograph” by Marshall Cullen at Damien Gerard Studios NSW, and mastered by Andrew Edgson at Studios 301, this album is a testament to the band’s artistry and collaboration. Bec Taylor wrote most of the songs while pregnant and nursing her first baby, and the inner turmoil of these experiences is palpable throughout the album. The tracks weave together a gentle Americana-folk sound palette, featuring acoustic and pedal-steel guitars, drums, bass, mandolin, keyboards, banjo, and the band’s signature vocal harmonies.


In the album we can find gems like “Go On Without Me,” the opening track that sets the tone for the album with its poignant lyrics and beautiful instrumentation, making it an instant favorite. “Fall From Grace” is a captivating song that highlights the band’s ability to blend melancholic themes with uplifting melodies, while “You Can Tell Me Everything” is an outstanding song that showcases the band’s intensity and emotional depth, leaving a lasting impression on the listener. The album also features connecting themes and ideas across songs, with “Photograph” and “Goner” being sister songs that began as one but evolved into two separate pieces.


Bec Taylor & The Lyrebirds have crafted an album that is both captivating and deeply emotional. “Limbs & All” is a must-listen-to for fans of alt-folk-pop and anyone who appreciates music that touches the heart. With its beautiful melodies, rich harmonies, and heartfelt lyrics, this album is sure to leave a lasting impression and further cement Bec Taylor & The Lyrebirds’ place in the music world.

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The Band:

Bec Taylor: Vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin, Hammond organ, piano, percussion

Sam McNair: Vocals, acoustic guitar, banjo

Sophie Chapman: Vocals, bass guitar

Grahame Thompson: Drums, cello

Hannah Beasley: Vocals, Wurlitzer piano

Matt Dixon: Pedal steel guitar

Jacqui Bradley and Donal Baylor: Violins