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    Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:44:32

    The Staves Touring With The Civil Wars - Check out their EP

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    • Feist - Canadian musician and producer Gonzales in stripped pyjamas plays piano on May 17, 2009, at the Cine Theatre 13 in Paris, during his attempt to enter into the Guiness World Records book for the longest-ever concert: 27 hours. Gonzales is the producer of Feist, Philippe Katerine and Arielle Domsbale or Jane Birkin.

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    The Staves in a few words: soft, lush, lilting, haunting, chilling, beautiful, unforgettable.

    The musical evolution of U.K. sibling trio The Staves — Emily, Jessica and Camilla — has been a slow, steady process; an adventure that began in the stew of family car journeys, sing-alongs and squabbles over the stereo, and immersed in the music of artists like Feist, Fleet Foxes, Simon & Garfunkel, Buffalo Springfield, and Motown. "There was always music in the house and we always sang," Jessica remembers. "Mum and Dad weren't professional musicians or anything but they were always into music and would sing, and play both the guitar and piano. Lots of harmonies."

    Legendary producers Glyn and Ethan Johns (whose combined credits include the likes of The Rolling Stones, Joan Armatrading, Ryan Adams, Ray LaMontagne, Kings of Leon, and Laura Marling to name but a few) found the sisters' talents so compelling that they both independently tracked the band down. The Staves' debut album, due for release in late 2012, will be the first record on which father and son have shared production credits.

    The Staves' music is songwriting as striking as it is exquisite, a melding of still, bright English folk and sublime West Coast pop. But undeniably, it's the vocal arrangements that mark them out, a mingling of dusky sweetness and high, beaming radiance. For the listener, this Mexico EP comprises three songs that offer a mere taste of these young ladies' extraordinary talents, and a promise of what is yet to come.

    Mexico EP Tracklisting is: " Mexico," " Icarus" and " I Try."

    Tour dates:

    January
    12 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
    13 Louisville, KY Brown Theatre
    14 Covington, KY Madison Theater
    15 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
    17 Lawrence, KS Liberty Hall
    18 Tulsa, OK Cain's Ballroom
    19 Austin, TX Paramount Theatre
    20 Houston, TX Cullen Theater
    21 Dallas, TX House of Blues

    Are you digging The Staves?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    01.11.12



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