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Reigning Sound

Love And Curses

In The Red
CD $12.00

08/11/2009 759718515527 

ITR 155CD 


LP $12.00

08/25/2009 759718515510 

ITR 155 


It's been five years since Greg Cartwright's Reigning Sound dropped their last full-length studio album, Too Much Guitar. Not that Cartwright has been resting on his laurels. The Reigning Sound backed Shangri-La Mary Weiss on her critically acclaimed comeback album, Dangerous Game, which was produced and largely written by Cartwright. The band performed with Weiss on tour, including an appearance on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Cartwright also produced, penned songs for, and played in The Detroit Cobras for a spell. All the while, the Reigning Sound toured the US on and off and released a couple of live albums, yet never managed to get into the studio to record. All the while, Cartwright stockpiled loads of new tunes. Finally, late last year, the band entered Ardent Studios in Memphis and laid down a bunch of songs. Some months later, they went into Echo Mountain Studios in North Carolina and recorded a bunch more. In the end, the band had more than enough for two albums, and carefully whittled it down to the cream of the musical crop. Love and Curses (title comes from Memphis TV horror host Sivad) is a return to the sound and style of the Reigning Sound's incredible Time Bomb High School. The band once again features a full-time keyboardist, Dave Amels, and has jettisoned the lo-fi approach used on Too Much Guitar in favor of a bigger, warmer studio sound. As with Time Bomb High School, Love and Curses strikes a balance between soulful rockers and beautiful ballads. The results are a rock 'n' roll album as near to perfection as any one is likely to hear this year. Watch for the Reigning Sound on tour in the US and Europe this fall.

Tracklist

  1. #1 Break It


  2. #2 Trash Talk


  3. #3 Call Me


  4. #4 The Bells


  5. #5 If I Can’t Come Back


  6. #6 If I Can't Come Back


  7. #7 Something To Hold Onto


  8. #8 Dangerous Game


  9. #9 Broken Things


  10. #10 Debris


  11. #11 Stick Up For Me


  12. #12 Love Won't Leave You A Song


  13. #13 Polly Anne


  14. #14 Is It True?


  15. #15 Banker And A Liar


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