Video Premiere: The Remedy Club “Fire and Gasoline”

Check out the new single from KJ McEvoy and Aileen Mythen, also-known-as Irish Americana duo The Remedy Club.  Steven Dempsey’s charming video was inspired by silent movies and the comedy routines of Charlie Chaplin.  We see the couple in various locations, dancing and mirroring one another, tongues firmly in cheek.  The song has a solid, foot-tapping groove over which their voices blend together effortlessly, delivering another engaging vocal melody.  ‘Fire and Gasoline’ tells of the damaged pride we feel when all our hopes and dreams are thwarted by our own inner-turmoil and self-destructive addictions.

‘Fire and Gasoline’ is taken from the album ‘True Hand True Heart’, which has just been re-released on vinyl.  The well-received album earned many glowing reviews for the husband and wife duo’s rootsy approach to country and Americana.  Recorded in Nashville, the album was produced by five-time Grammy Award-winner Ray Kennedy, whose sparkling CV includes Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, Steve Earle and  Lucinda Williams.  According to the couple, recording alongside Kennedy was, “…a completely immersive and creatively fulfilling experience.”  An incredible group of players appeared on the record to further enhance the quality of the performance, including multi instrumentalist Rory Hoffman (Rodney Crowell), bassist Lex Price (Neko Case, KD Lang) and Lynn Williams on drums (The Wallflowers).  That’s quite a line-up and McEvoy and Mythen have clearly relished the opportunity to collaborate with such talents.  Check it out.

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About Andrew Frolish 1107 Articles
From up north but now hiding in rural Suffolk. An insomniac music-lover. Love discovering new music to get lost in - country, singer-songwriters, Americana, rock...whatever. Currently enjoying Ferris & Sylvester, John Smith, Jarrod Dickenson, William Prince, Frank Turner, Our Man in the Field...

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