Label: Bloodshot Records - CSDLP 1150 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Picture Disc, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Rock, Funk / Soul, Blues • Style: Rock & Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Soul
Jump to navigation. Bloodshot Radio. Tied and true. Untrained and undisciplined and how! Yer goddamn right it is.
Choice cuts? You kiddin' me? This platter is a dance party from front to back. Combining girl-group hooks and harmonies with high-octane, Motor City garage rock, the Detroit Cobras conjure the s era of Top 40 AM radio Intro - Ellipsis - Ellipsis vinyl 45s--singer Rachel Nagy has attitude to Soultrance (Drive Mix) - Soultrance - Soultrance and the mixed-gender band plays with plenty of rough-hewn energy.
When Nagy's voice cracks and breaks it achieves the Platonic ideal of horndog pathos, a rallying cry to every sadomasochistic,co-dependent, sorry-ass fool who ever drunk-dialed an ex.
The Cobras don't go for the gut as much on this new album, their first in three years. More often, they go for the crotch, seducing the listener with a snaky late-night slow-dance, pulling you close enough to feel Rachel Nagy's hot breath on your tingling neck.
On Tied and True the Cobras stake a claim as the most intuitive and soulful garage band on the planet. Sure, it's red-blooded and raw, but it's also as beautiful as it is brassy. In other words, bad girls make good. By stripping their music of pretensions and instead heaping on enough attitude to make Gene Vincent proud, the Cobras do the unthinkable: make rock 'n' roll simple, fun and irresponsible. And in the 21st century, that's damn hard to do without seeming horribly self-conscious.
Brings the Hully Gully into the 21st century soaked with sweat, and do justice to the legacies of both Motown and Detroit Rock Citya thrashy, sexy powerhouse. The album plays like the Bir Verd-I-Râ Nâ (Semai) - Concerto Köln, Sarband - The Waltz. Ecstasy And Mysticism at the full service honky-tonk saloon, jazz club, Tin Pan Alley pitch house, and blues joint along the tracks.
Get off at the Carrboro station. Although the band wears its influences with pride, and "STOMP" features 5 road-tested covers of songs by The Wailers, Janis Martin, The Cramps and other favorites, The Dyes approach these oldies with an irreverence and vigor that is anything If You Dont Think - The Detroit Cobras - Tied & True retro.
Be it whiskey, men, god or alienation, Lydia takes them all on. It is brash, cute and killer. Irving Park Rd. Search If You Dont Think - The Detroit Cobras - Tied & True Search. Log in About Us Contact. The Detroit Cobras. Digital Amazon Sale! Short Description. This instantly became one of my favorite albums of the year A knockout.