Hurray For The Riff Raff in The Times

Tuesday, 1st February 2011

Today's edition of The Times features a fantastic article on post-Katrina New Orleans.Journalist, Will Hodgkinson, travelled to New Orleans to meet some of the characters and musicians that the new HBO show, Treme, portrays. Among those musicians was Hurray For The Riff Raff's Alynda Lee Segarra."In real life the patron saint of the new dispossessed is Alynda Lee Segarra".Daniella, a track featured on HFTRR's forthcoming album, is chosen as a New Orleans essential amongst songs by the likes of Lee DorseyIrma Thomas and Dr John."Hurray For The Riff Raff have a gift for crafting songs in a country-folk style that sound fresh, personal and heartfelt."Click on the image to read some extracts from the article.