The Secret Sisters announce EP release
Thursday, July 15, 2021
– The Secret Sisters will release the "Quicksand" EP tomorrow via New West Records, the duo announced today.
The four-song set was produced by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes, John Paul White) at Sundrop Sound in Florence, Ala. The release contains two new original songs by Laura and Lydia Rogers as well as their renditions of Fiona Apple's "Heavy Balloon" and The Strokes' "Someday." The Quicksand EP follows The Secret Sisters' Grammy-nominated albums "Saturn Return" (2019) and "You Don't Own Me Anymore" (2017) which were both produced by Brandi Carlile and Phil and Tim Hanseroth.
The track list is:
1. Heavy Balloon (Fiona Apple)
3. Someday (The Strokes)
4. Endless Running Out of Time
The Secret Sisters have also announced 2021 North American tour dates.
Aug. 25 - Alexandria, VA - Birchmere
Aug. 26 - Bristol, VA - The Cameo Theater
Aug. 27 - Chattanooga, TN - Songbirds
Sept. 16 - Memphis, TN - Buckman Arts Center
Sept. 10th - Little Rock, AR - The Rev Room*
Sept. 23 - Denver, CO - Levitt Pavilion
Sept. 24 - Telluride, CO - Sheridan Opera House
Sept. 26 - Phoenix, AZ - MIM
Sept. 28 - San Diego, CA - Casbah
Sept. 30 - Los Angeles, CA - Lodge Room
Oct. 1 - Berkeley, CA - Freight & Salvage
Oct. 5 - Bend, OR - Tower Theater
Oct. 6 - Portland, OR - Revolution Hall
Oct. 8-9 - Seattle, WA - Tractor Tavern
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Three albums into their career, the evolution of The Secret Sisters provide a thoroughly enjoyable experience for the listener. The beauty of their harmonies was evident from the first note, but their songwriting has progressed to the point that it deserves equal attention. "You Don't Own Me Anymore" is a high point for both their singing and writing abilities, mixing classic country music with modern Americana with a heavy dose of Faulkner-esque Southern Gothic atmosphere. ...