Sunday, January 10, 2010

TK # 15 - The Duke And The King - Nothing Gold Can Stay (2009)

Leaving behind the ramshackle Americana of self proclaimed “dirtbags” The Felice Brothers, Simone Felice’s new band The Duke and The King’s soulful, brittle Nothing Gold Can Stay has a gentle intensity that combines 60’s soul (Marvin Gaye, Sam Cooke) and 70’s earnest, sensitive singer-songwriters (Cat Stevens, James Taylor) in an intoxicating debut that marks Felice as one to watch for the next decade. You can read more here.

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