Tag: The Secret Sisters

Album | The Secret Sisters – Saturn Return

Approximately every twenty-nine and a half years Saturn returns to the location it was at when a person was born. The significance of this cannot be overstated because it also highlights a shift in a woman when she experiences an…

Album | The Secret Sisters – Put Your Needle Down

Three years ago, the Secret Sisters arrived with their thoroughly charming self-titled debut. Putting their blood harmonies to devastating effect, they whistled through an array of country standards while offering only two of their own compositions. The fact that one…

Interview | Schmercury best album nominees the Secret Sisters

The Secret Sisters are Laura and Lydia Rogers from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. After getting the stamp of quality that is a Jack White-produced single, the sisters released their self-titled debut album. Our reviews editor Ian Parker said: “the Secret Sisters…

Playlist | Schmercuries 2011

Listen to music from all 12 Schmercury nominees, using our handy Spotify playlist and a few lovely links.

Best album poll: It’s the Schmercuries 2011

On the eve of the Mercury poll, FFS have put together a list of our 12 favourite folk-tinged albums of the past year for our very own Schmercury prize. We’re going to do things a little differently this year, and…

News: Laura Marling to headline Cambridge Folk Festival

Laura Marling is planning a busy summer. Only yesterday we told you she would be playing at Honeyfest, and today we have news that she will headline the Cambridge Folk Festival in July. Laura will help bring proceedings to a…

End of the Road line-up: Marling, Mogwai, Midlake, Mangan

End of the Road, FFS’s favourite festival, has added another slew of bands to its aleady brilliant line-up. Mogwai will be joining headliners Midlake, Beirut and Laura Marling. Also confirmed are The Leisure Society, Dry The River, Joan as a…

Album: The Secret Sisters – The Secret Sisters

The Secret Sisters album is like a time capsule. Open it up and you’re taken back to the 1950s. The only thing missing is the crackle of the needle hitting the record, though I suspect my copy will acquire that…

10 questions with… The Secret Sisters

We are Laura and Lydia Rogers, two sisters from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, who sing early country, folk, Americana, and gospel music. We are 24 and 22, respectively. We both sing and play guitar during our performances, and have been likened to the Everly Brothers, the Louvin Brothers and the Andrews Sisters.