Slow Club
Plus: Nick Mulvey
Coming on like Sheffield’s very own two-person take on The Commitments, Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor’s third album sees them loading up the big soul guns for a shot at the mainstream.
Iron Horse Music Hall

Sheffield, England's Slow Club have released two EPs and two albums, each showcasing different and distinct facets of their musical DNA. Multi-instrumentalists Rebecca Taylor & Charles Watson's  2009 debut album Yeah So was a beautifully ramshackle collection of country and folk-tinged strumalongs. 2011's more experimental Paradise – produced by Luke Smith (Foals, Everything Everything, Fryars) – pushed the band into myriad new directions. But nothing can quite prepare you for the quantum leap that takes place on their beautifully epic forthcoming third album, Complete Surrender. Recorded with producer Colin Elliot, who's previously helped create an equally widescreen sound on albums by Richard Hawley, Complete Surrender touches on everything from Motown and the output of Memphis' Stax Records to the immaculately produced pop of the 1970s, via Frankie Valli and David Bowie. 

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