Applewood Road - Deluxe US Version Vinyl LP with Bonus 7" Single
As a gesture of solidarity, Gearbox are promising to donate 20% from each sale of this title to UK Indie Record Stores, under our initiative For the Love of Indies. If you would like to specify a store, please do so HERE. Otherwise, we'll automatically donate the money to the store nearest your postcode.
12” 180gram 33rpm LP with exclusive Bonus 7" Single.
This is a brand new US version of the rapturously received 2016 debut album - featuring the honey soaked harmonies and exquisite songwriting of the trio in all its glory.. with the addition of an exclusive bonus 7" single. The single contains the band's heart melting rendition of REM's 'Losing My Religion', on the A Side, backed with 'My Dear Companion', both recorded live at their sensational Union Chapel show in November 2016.
Applewood Road is Emily Barker, Amber Rubarth and Amy Speace.
In September 2014, three songwriters met for the first time in a cafe in East Nashville. By the next morning they had put the finishing touches to their first song, ʻApplewood Roadʼ, which they recorded live to tape at Nashvilleʼs all analogue studio, Welcome to 1979.
The songʼs nostalgic air, along with the clear, sparse arrangement of three vocals accompanied by double bass, drew immediate positive response, and they decided to expand the idea into a full album.
Six months later, they reconvened to write, rehearse and record songs for the self-titled album Applewood Road. The songs were again performed live around a single microphone at Welcome to 1979 and recorded to 2-track tape with minimal accompaniment from some of Nashvilleʼs finest session players, including Telisha Williams, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Josh Day, Fats Kaplin, and Jabe Beyer.
12” LP: A1 Applewood Road, A2 To The Stars, A3 Old Time Country Song, A4 Home Fires, A5 Honey Won't You, A6 Give Me Love,
B1 Sad Little Tune, B2 Lovin' Eyes, B3 Josephine, B4 I'm Not Afraid Anymore, B5 Bring The Car Round, B6 Row Boat, B7 My Love Grows
Bonus 7” Single: A1 Losing My Religion, B1 My Dear Companion