The Right Now (Chicago) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuMZPDG1ftk&feature=player_embedded http://therightnow.com/ [D]amn,Gets Over Youis one hell of a way to avoid a sophomore slump. Gapers BlockThe group, fronted by powerful leading lady, Stefanie Berecz, breathes new life into the torch, soul, and R&B traditions. If Joss Stone fronted Fitz and the Tantrums, you might end up with something like what The Right Now have accomplished on this record. The Vinyl DistrictA damn great step forward for The Right Now Dusty GrooveChicago is a pretty soul-filled town, but for my money, no one is exploring the genre as excitingly as The Right Now.-The Onion AV ClubOther press:Straight from Memphis by way of Chicago, The Right Now are one of our favorite bands right now. Its time for an encore, brothers and sisters, from the crew that marches to the beat of Motown, has the soul of Stax and plays the game just like Chess and Checker. -MP3.COMThe Chicago soul band fronted by vocalist Stefanie Berecz delivers a sweet slab of funk from Carry Me Home. USA TODAYThe Right Now have set their soul to sizzle just-so on their debut album Carry Me Home. With powerful vocals from frontwoman Stefanie Berecz and more horns than Gabriels air cavalry, The Right Now are some serious soul cats. The Nashville SceneSave
Sounds Like: Raphael Saadiq, Amy Winehouse, The Spinners, Fitz & The Tantrums, Stevie Wonder
Bio: Based on Stefanie Berecz's gutsy voice and Brendan O'Connell's crafty songwriting, The Right Now is Chicago soul for the 21st century. The band will release their second album, Gets Over You, on April 10, 2012.
Workin' up new songs for our show at Double Door (Chicago) on 4/16, and this stuff is hot!