The combination of voices on ‘I Wonder Why’ is breathtakingly good. The vocals float above layered instruments, with the exquisite pedal steel the highlight. In the video, we get to see the performers at work in the studio, displaying their considerable talents. Award-winning Marlon Williams has enjoyed acclaimed solo success, chosen by Bradley Cooper to appear in ‘A Star is Born’ and playing with the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Brandi Carlile. Meanwhile, Kacy & Clayton have released a series of critically well-received records, two of which were produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy. Continue reading “Video: Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams “I Wonder Why””
Two minutes in, shortly before it finishes, the pace changes suddenly and draws you into this new single from Kacy & Clayton; it’s a good example of the quality of their song writing. ‘That Sweet Orchestra Sound’ is the final song from recent album ‘Carrying On’, which was produced by Jeff Tweedy (Wilco). The Canadian duo are influenced by traditional country, English folk and 1960s psychodelia, all blended into a warm rich sound. Ones to watch.
“Should’ve married for money, like any woman in her right mind would do / instead I settled for love and don’t you know that that’s the worst thing you can do.” So begins ‘The Forty-Ninth Parallel’, the opening track on ‘Carrying On’, the new album from Canadian country/folk duo – and second cousins – Kacy & Clayton, and their first since 2017’s acclaimed ‘The Siren’s Song’. Continue reading “Kacy & Clayton “Carrying On” (New West, 2019)”
‘That Sweet Orchestra Sound’ is the new single by Canadian psych-folk second-cousins Kacy & Clayton. The track is taken from the new album ‘Carrying On’, due out via New West Records on 4th October. The 10-song album was produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and recorded by Tom Schick at The Loft, Wilco’s recording studio and rehearsal space in Chicago. Continue reading “Kacy and Clayton announce UK dates for 2020, release new single”
Canadian folk/roots duo Kacy & Clayton have announced details of a new album ‘Carrying On’ which is due out via New West Records on 4th October 2019. The 10-song album has been produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and recorded by Tom Schick at The Loft, Wilco’s recording studio and rehearsal space in Chicago. Continue reading “Kacy & Clayton announce Jeff Tweedy produced album “Carrying On””