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21/07/2010

From over the pond we've been waiting a while for this - The Handsome Family in session. Their current album (their 8th) - Honey Moon was released on the couple's 20th Wedding Anniversary. The band are Brett Sparks (music) and Rennie Sparks (lyrics)

The twosome's seventh CD, "Last Days of Wonder" (June 2006), was one of Mojo's Top Ten American Albums for 2006 and was called "an unqualified triumph" by Uncut.

Their songs have been covered by many artists, most notably: Andrew Bird, Christy Moore, The Sadies, Sally Timms and Cerys Matthews. They have appeared in the movie, I'm Your Man (2005), a tribute to Leonard Cohen as well as Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus (2004).

The Handsome Family record all their songs in a converted garage studio at the back of their Albuquerque house.

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2 hours

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Wed 21 Jul 2010 19:00
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