Berkeley Springs-based band release 2nd album

August 16, 2005

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Hillbillygirl recording artists Tori Anderson & Possum Holler has release the band's sophomore record, "Substantially Blue," according to the band's manager Bill Clark.

The album is a collection of nine original songs that combine the country, blues and gospel influences of the band plus three audience favorites covered by the band, Clark said in a news release.

"Leavin' Star Junction Behind," the first single from "Substantially Blue," will be released to country radio Sept. 13, Clark said.

The song was written by lead singer Tori Anderson, who lives in Berkeley Springs.

"We are very excited to get the new music out there. 'Star' is just a great country song. We are hoping that country radio thinks so too," said Clark.

In addition to Anderson, Possum Holler includes Greg Mills on bass and harmony vocals, David Ausherman on lead guitar, Bryan Seal on drums and harmony vocals, and Michael Anderson on acoustic guitar.


WDHC 92.9 FM radio will host an On-Air CD Release Party for the band on Sept. 8 at 6:30 p.m. They plan to play the new CD, take calls from listeners and give away prizes.

Possum Holler has toured throughout Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, performing at the carnivals, arts council concerts, festivals and county and state fairs. The band has opened shows for numerous Nashville artists.

Possum Holler's first CD, "Out On A Limb," features songs written and produced by Possum Holler. Both "Out on a Limb" and Substantially Blue" are available on Hillbillygirl Records and available at shows, appearances and stores.

Tori Anderson & Possum Holler is based out of Berkeley Springs.

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