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The Civil Wars

13/4/17 – The Civil Wars – Poison And Wine – 2011

Whilst we are on the subject of harmony duos, one of my favourites in recent years were The Civil Wars. Classed as Alt Country and unfortunately delivering the pain of that genre into real life, it seems their intertwining harmonies were closer than their relationship and after two studio albums they broke up in 2014 […]

The Civil Wars

26/12/13 – The Civil Wars – I’ve Got This Friend – Live on Jools Holland’s Later – 2011

I first heard about The Civil Wars after seeing them on Jools Holland’s Later in 2011. This is a clip from that show, (their first song was a startling cover of Michael Jackson’s Billie Jean)! If you are a lover of Americana and bittersweet lyrics with incredibly close harmonies, then this is for you. The […]