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Watson Twins plan for February '10 CD release

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 – The Watson Twins will release their sophomore CD, "Talking To You, Talking To Me" on Vanguard Records Feb. 9, 2010.

In June 2009, Chandra and Leigh Watson, along with producers J. Soda and Russell Pollard, went to a cabin in the High Sierras near Yosemite to demo songs for the new album. The songs were brought back to Los Angeles where a band of friends (including members of Everest and My Morning Jacket) came together to help record the album at Fairfax Recordings.

The Watsons also will be on tour:
Oct. 28 Los Angeles, CA - Henry Fonda Theatre
Oct. 29 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
Oct. 30 Portland, OR - Aladdin Theatre
Nov. 1 Seattle, WA - Neumo's
Nov. 2 Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory
Nov. 3 Boise, ID - The Knitting Factory
Nov. 5 Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater
Nov. 6 Lawrence, KS - Granada Theatre
Nov. 7 St. Louis, MO - Blueberry Hill - Duck Room
Nov. 8 Birmingham, AL - WorkPlay Soundstage Theatre
Nov. 10 Saint Petersburg, FL - State Theatre
Nov. 11 Fort Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
Nov. 13 Orlando, FL - The Social
Nov. 14 Atlanta, GA - Center Stage Theatre
Nov. 15 Raleigh, NC - Lincoln Theatre
Nov. 17 Washington, DC - Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Nov. 19 New York, NY - Webster Hall
Nov. 20 Philadelphia, PA - The Trocadero Theatre
Nov. 21 Montclair, NJ - Wellmont Theatre
Nov. 22 Boston, MA - House of Blues Boston

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Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Kristofferson gives insight, but no easy answers – When they say music gets better with age, they're not always just talking about songs alone; sometimes they're also referring to the listener. When Kris Kristofferson sings, "Well, I woke up Sunday morning/With no way to hold my head that didn't hurt," to smartly open "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down," he... »»»
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