Playlist: Delta Rae's 'Dance in Graveyards'
Posted August 6, 2012
North Carolina folk-rockers Delta Rae turn mourning into dancing on Dance in the Graveyards, our Pick of the Week. Three siblings and three friends celebrate life with percussion, piano and, especially, group harmonies on this joyous track from debut album Carry the Fire.
10 intriguing tracks found during the week's listening:
Darkness, Drop the Lime
New York DJ/producer cuts his dance music with rockabilly-rebel blues on his Enter the Night.
Make It Home, thenewno2
Eerie gem from their thefearofmissingout has electro synths and spectral guitars.
Long Journey, Allah-Las
California garage-surf revivalists nail the sound on this tease to upcoming full-length album.
Sixpack, JEFF the Brotherhood
Indie-rock duo offers a great summer jam and one of the year's noisiest guitar riffs.
Ghosts in Empty Houses, Jukebox the Ghost
Buoyant piano-pop belies lyrics about haunting loneliness and kept secrets.
Fairytale (Let Me Live My Life This Way),
X Factor runner-up is another U.K. soul diva making sweet '70s-sounding songs.
Gospel Plow, Elizabeth Cook
Cook turns a traditional folk hymn into a Creedence-like stomp as the title track for her new gospel EP.
Josephine, Joey + Rory
Country duo captures the fears and hopes of a Civil War soldier in a letter to his beloved.
From This Valley, the Civil Wars
Emmylou Harris and Mat Kearney guest on Mercyland: Hymns for the Rest of Us.
Drive All Night, Bruce Springsteen
Check YouTube for a great July 27 performance clip of the River-era song.
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