Tanbark “Heart-shaped Locket” – Listen

Never will a distinctive vocal be deemed less than interesting here at AUK and Chloe Nelson’s  vocals are nothing less than distinctive.  She is one half of Tanbark which started in 2011 as a long-distance songwriting collaboration between Chloe, who was studying art history in London, and James Jannicelli, a musician in Minneapolis.  Getting it together in Minneapolis the duo have moved their folk plus pedal steel, telecaster and on this track most certainly electric organ sound around the States  – first LA then NY City.  ‘Heart-shaped Locket‘ is taken from their eponymous album which is out on May 31st.

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[…] Americana UK has shared the Tanbark song “Heart-Shaped Locket,” which is one of many highlights on the band’s new self-titled second LP. The article hones in on the “distinctive” vocals of the band’s singer, Chloe Nelson. Check it out here. […]