‘Country Darkness Vol. 2’ is an EP featuring songs originally penned by Elvis Costello, which are given the duet treatment by My Darling Clementine, AKA Michael Weston King and Lou Dalgleish. Providing the deftly delivered keyboards, which form the musical bedrock of these songs, is Costello’s own keyboard player, Steve Nieve. King is also known … Continue reading “My Darling Clementine “Country Darkness Vol.2” (Fretsore Records, 2020)”
‘Country Darkness Vol. 1′ is a four-track EP of Elvis Costello songs performed by Michael Weston King and Lou Dalgleish AKA My Darling Clementine. The duo has been described by the Guardian as “a bravely unfashionable British Band who set out to play tribute to those great country duos Tammy and George, or Johnny Cash … Continue reading “My Darling Clementine “Country Darkness Vol. 1” (Fretsore Records, 2019)”
From their Excellent ‘Country Darkness‘ EP, out now, this is My Darling Clementine’s take on the Elvis Costello & George Jones classic, and very good it is too. They’re also out and about at Hebden Bridge Trades Club on the 17th, St Lawrence’s Church Biddulph on the 18th and Birmingham Kitchen Garden Cafe on the … Continue reading “Video Premiere: My Darling Clementine “Stranger In The House””
AUK favourites Michael Weston King and Lou Dalgleish aka My Darling Clementine have a new EP out today, ‘Country Darkness Vol 1‘, a set of Elvis Costello covers. This is the lead song and excellent it is too. Better than the original? We couldn’t possibly comment…
If you’re looking for a great night of cheatin’ country songs then there’s no better way to go about it than to pull up a seat at a My Darling Clementine show. Married couple Lou Dalgleish and Michael Weston King have been performing their quarrelsome pairing for almost a decade now and while, initially, the … Continue reading “My Darling Clementine + Taylor & Leigh @Celtic Connections, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 19th January 2019”
From their latest album Still Testifying, this is a beautiful classic country lament from My Darling Clementine. They’re on tour now in the UK and are a must see. Dates below the video. Thursday 10th October – Hawth Theatre, Crawley Saturday 13th October – The Music Room at The Phil, Liverpool Wednesday 17th October – … Continue reading “Video: My Darling Clementine “Two Lane Texaco””
That’s the meteorological autumn to you. My Darling Clementine, the now well established side project of husband and wife Michael Weston King & Lou Dalgleish, have announced a run of September and October UK dates, including a show a London’s St Pancras Old Church on October 31st.
Known for their sartorial elegance alongside their old school country ballads and barroom heartbreakers My Darling Clementine are one of the best bands the UK has offered the world in a good while. Witty, charming and utterly engaging their stage show, and one hopes it is a show, as the two protagonists, Michael Weston King … Continue reading “Interview: My Darling Clementine”
Taken from the excellent new album Still Testifying, this is a gloriously soulful song from My Darling Clementine. Catch them on tour in the UK and Europe from later this week through early November.
The thought of working with our sweet and loving partner may be enough to send many of us quivering into the corner (or perhaps the pub) but that’s exactly what husband & wife team Michael Weston King and Lou Dalgleish did when they formed My Darling Clementine. Is it a marriage made in music heaven? Or do I … Continue reading “My Darling Clementine “Still Testifying” (Continental Song City, 2017)”