February 5, 2023
© Sophia French 2023

Kelly Jones of Stereophonics has co-written an album with Austin’s Patty Lynn and Dwight Baker (aka The Wind and The Wave) ensuing within the formation of a brand new band, Far From Saints, evoking a cross-genre sound spanning nation, rock, people and Americana. Far From Saints is a mission born from a shared, unadulterated love of music and collaboration, wealthy with feelings, and artistic integrity and outlined by the distinctive sound of Kelly and Patty’s vocal harmonies.

Right this moment sees Far From Saints share their debut monitor ‘Let’s Flip This Again Round’ together with the tune’s official video directed by Kelly Jones. It comes as they put together to launch their debut album which shall be accompanied by dwell exhibits later this yr.

‘Let’s Flip This Again Round’ encapsulates the irresistible pure magnetism that comes when two evocative voices are drawn collectively. In a country-tinged tune which ruminates on family members left behind, Patty and Kelly commerce verses from opposing views. However because the tune is elevated from sparse Americana right into a richer, string-laden crescendo, each their lyrics and their harmonies present the energy that comes with a partnership that surpasses that of the person.

Patty says, “It was necessary to us to have each views in that tune,” whereas Kelly provides, “‘Let’s Flip This Again Round’ notably lends itself to being a duet.”

As with the remainder of Far From Saints’ upcoming debut album, ‘Let’s Flip This Again Round’ was written and produced by the band, with mixing from the Grammy-nominated Al Clay (Blur, Pixies).

Watch the video for ‘Let’s Flip This Again Round’ – BELOW:

Kelly, Patty and Dwight first experimented with taking part in collectively when performing a canopy model of Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty’s ‘Cease Draggin’ My Coronary heart Round’ on Kelly Jones’ solo UK tour in 2019 (Dwight and Patty had been openers for Kelly every evening). Very quickly on that UK tour, the three discovered themselves jamming and co-writing songs in backstage hallways, dressing rooms, soundchecks and motels. Every songwriter subconsciously merging their influences to nourish the alchemy between two formidable singers.

They booked recording periods, one on the finish of every leg of the tour and accomplished your entire album in simply 9 days. Whereas it was created remarkably rapidly, it additionally took years to be unveiled after the pandemic left them an ocean aside. Nonetheless captivatingly contemporary, the album is now able to be shared with the world – particulars to observe quickly.

 

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