The Secret Sisters - Put Your Needle Down

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Label:

Republic Records

Genre:

Pop/Rock

Product No.:
ARPB 79796
UPC: 602537779796
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180 Gram Vinyl Record


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180 Gram LP
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180-gram vinyl pressing, gatefold jacket

Produced by T Bone Burnett

Album download included

Includes "Rattle My Bones" and "Iuka"

"Real-life sisters Laura and Lydia Rogers are as flawlessly retro as "Mad Men" and as lively and bold as Bettie Page, and their voices ring in impeccable harmonies that soar straight into The Everly Brothers' territory." — NPR Music

The Secret Sisters, in real life siblings Lydia and Laura Rogers out of musically-famed Muscle Shoals, Alabama, seemingly came out of nowhere with their 2010 stunning self-titled debut album, receiving much critical acclaim. Now, finally, comes the much-anticipated follow-up album, Put Your Needle Down.

The sisters' debut album was heavily influenced by classic country singers. They absorbed their strum-and-twang sensibilities while growing up in a musically inclined family from a region rich in American music history, Muscle Shoals, Ala. Their new album is a leap forward, showing artistic growth and sophistication. You can hear it in the jazz-inflected sound of "Dirty Lie," a demo that Bob Dylan started writing in the 1980s, but never finished. It's the only song in their repertoire that they don't sing harmonies on, but by adding more lyrics and styling it up, they make it their own.

Even in their lyrics, the sisters have mastered the art of looking backward and forward at the same time. Their love songs often explore the power struggle in romantic relationships. Sometimes they keep the upper hand, sometimes they don't. But from their lips, even forlorn acquiescence sounds more like ruminating in a Hawaiian paradise than a bad breakup.

 




Side 1
Rattle My Bones
Iuka
Dirty Lie
The Pocket Knife
Let There Be Lonely
Black And Blue

Side 2
Lonely Island
I Cannot Find A Way
If I Don’t
Good Luck, Good Night, Goodbye
Bad Habit
River Jordan

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