Rebecca and Megan Lovell, the multi-instrumentalist sister duo are descendants of tortured artist and creative genius Edgar Alan Poe and Larkin Poe was the name of the sisters’ great-great-great grandfather.
The Lovell sisters are known for blending Haim-esque vocals with guitar riffs and their viral videos, now over 500k views, of their skilled covers of Robert Johnson, The Allman Brothers, Blind Willie Johnson and Chuck Berry amongst many others have added to their notoriety. As a result they have played backing musician slots for artists such as Elvis Costello, Don Henley, Jackson Browne and Conor Oberst. As Larkin Poe they have performed at the 2014 and 2016 Glastonbury Festival, Bonaroo, and Lollapalooza.
These women are seriously badass. Don’t mess with them - Paste Magazine
Originally from Atlanta, the now Nashville based sister duo are poised to make a mark all their own with the release of their fourth album Venom & Faith was released on Friday November 9, 2018. According to Rebecca Lovell “It’s a celebration of American roots music as translated by two sisters who are playing the blues in a modern age”. Rebecca, whose powerhouse vocals pair perfectly with sister Megan’s slinky lap steel to create an outlaw sound entirely unique to the two.
The new album Venom & Faith only includes two covers— Sometimes by Bessie Jones and Hard Time Killing Floor Blues by Skip James. Otherwise it is all original material from the Lovell sisters. Listen to the two singles, the no-nonsense Bleach Blonde Bottle Blues and the hip-hop-influenced Ain’t Gonna Cry!
Creating their own brand of Roots Rock ‘n’ Roll: gritty, soulful, and flavoured by their southern heritage, Larkin Poe are on the rise and rise.
Larkin Poe Tour Dates
Auckland - Tuning Fork, Fri 26 April --> Tickets from Ticketmaster
Christchurch - Blue Smoke Sat 27 April --> Tickets from Cosmic Ticketing
On Sale Wednesday November 14th 9AM
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Released: 09 Nov 2018