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Sounds Like: Janis Joplin, The Avett Brothers, Mumford and Sons, June Carter Cash, Alison Krauss
Bio: Tornado Rose is a roots rock bluegrass band with music that bridges traditional bluegrass, classic country and rock. From melodic electric guitar riffs to the sweet sensibilities of an old time string band, they offer fresh homage to the evolutionary nature of music at every turn and transform a ...See Full Bio
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“Fireball Run is a tune that inspires the soul. This single is a must have for any true music enthusiast. Folksy, stylistic and innovative! The song is a beautifully crafted indie-folk rock track and packs a bunch of surprises, changing tones, and tempos in mid-song. The whole thing flows so beautifully. The lyrics, instrumentals and the harmony of it all continue to make Tornado Rose an epic band that has much more to give to the music community. If you’ve already discovered great bands like Mumford and Sons, the Avett Brothers, Augustana, The Lumineers and the Civil Wars, then add to that list Tornado Rose.”
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Q: What do yall's songs mean?
A: Savannah, Thanks for your question. Below is some info about the meaning and origins behind our songs. Tornado Rose’s debut release ‘Dust in my Shadow EP’ is a fully collaborative effort recorded by Craig Beebe at the Brickhouse Studio in Wichita, KS. Recorded in 2012 – 2013, crafting each song has been a tender and arduous process, with each member breathing life into their respective instruments and interweaving their stream of consciousness into the fabric song as it is performed. Jacket Preview: 80 Acres Gravity Dust in my Shadow Backbone Devil You Know Damned if I Don’t (Have a Good Time) First came the haunting reminiscent tale of ’80 Acres’, springing to life fully formed with each instrument overflowing with relevant parts to add. The EP title track ‘Dust in my Shadow’ reveals the band’s obvious love of Funk and Blues, with a reverent nod at the Queen of Soul herself. ‘Backbone’ goes even deeper, revealing more of the rhythm section’s range, the lead guitarist’s lush appeals and the singer’s soulful heart as she responds to Aretha Franklin’s classic ‘I’m a Woman, I’m a Backbone’. The rich undertones of ‘Devil You Know’ added texture and a dynamic element to the mix, showcasing provocative vocals balanced by firm, sharp rhythm. The band makes no secret of its collective love of the Walnut Valley Music Festival in Winfield, Kansas. “You wouldn’t believe what can come together from a week in Winfield!” This according to the lead guitarist, Clint Dayhuff. Several of the songs on the EP were clearly inspired by the music and culture of the widely-celebrated annual festival. ‘Damned if I Don’t (Have a Good Time)’ was written about escapism and casting the perils of modern life aside at Winfield. The soulful melancholy dripping from ‘Gravity’ calls to mind wide swaths of colored lanterns pale against the night sky around the glow of Stage V, spotlighting the loving at
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