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Screen Door Porch / Press

“[Rose & Davis] swap lead vocals to suit the song and songwriter, a sort of Lennon/McCartney arrangement and get it right every time: heartfelt yes, earthy certainly, but never languid. ‘Burnin’ At Both Ends’ and ‘Shift Work’ show both our heroes at their most gritty. The reality is that Seadar Rose and Aaron Davis go together like bacon and eggs. This is the sound of America, untamed and infinite.”

“Seadar Rose’s vocals are a languid, whiskey-smooth drawl that easily stand comparison with Lucinda Williams or Gillian Welch and with Aaron Davis recalling Ryan Adams, the pair harmonise and compliment each other beautifully on the 12 tracks on the record. They range from the slow, sultry seduction of Devil’s Honey to the intelligent roots-rock of Shift Work and the cowboy funk grooves of Right Down To It. Comparisons to The Civil Wars are probably inevitable but for us, this is a record with much more in the way of depth, imagination and ambition.”

The Mad Mackerel

“The duo lends an easy Western flair to their more prominent native influences of North Carolina and Kentucky. Rose's voice triangulates the soulful grit of Lucinda Williams, the easy twang of Gillian Welch, and the acoustic indie intensity of new songstresses like Sera Cahoone, melding well with Davis' understated drawl...a combination that goes down as smoothly as top-shelf bourbon.”

Austin Chronicle

“Rose has sweet-and-smoky vocals reminiscent of Catherine Irwin from Freakwater. Together with Davis, who sports mellow countrified pipes à la Mark Knopfler, they're a mighty force."”

Missoula Independent

"An album of soulful honest music, managing to be equally true to its core americana roots as it is to being forward looking and mildly adventurous."

Ian Fildes - Americana UK

“There’s just enough guest work on the self-titled debut to enhance Screen Door Porch’s strong suits – namely Rose’s voice, Davis’ composition and the songwriting abilities of both...This duo, which cut its teeth in Jackson Hole’s relatively conservative scene, is ready to take flight in new directions.”

Ben Cannon - JH Weekly
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