Strong Water’s sophomore LP “Bearfoot" initially started as an EP in late Fall of 2016. Due to the engineer’s hard drive crashing and the loss of their initial recordings, the band almost breaking up, multiple members getting married, and ultimately deciding to make the record their second full length release, it took until August 2018 to complete.
Their struggle has not been in vain though. Each song on the album represents part of what the band experienced over the past two years, solidifying a Folk/Americana sound that is “smooth with a little bite,” and is unapologetic and unafraid to break the conventions of its genre with a pulsing drum beat or reggae breakdown. This record, though a conglomeration of styles, influences, and ideas - as their song "Don't Ask" simply puts: "this is who we are, don't ask us why..."