21st century American heritage!
De naam 'says it all'!
VOOR FANS VAN
Bruce Springsteen, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Woodie Guthrie, Chuck Berry, John Steinbeck, Jack Kerouac, The Secret Sisters...
UNCUT 8/10: 'The LA-based musicians draw on early rock’n’roll for their sound and songs, looking wicked-cool while they’re at it. The whiskey-soaked rockers and gritty ballads of their debut LP roil with hell-bent immediacy, as frontman Patrick Ferris straddles primal ferocity and haunted vulnerability.'
GREIL MARCUS / PITCHFORK: 'From the first rolling guitar notes, carrying sadness and defiance like dust, this sweeps me up... The Americans are four guys from Los Angeles... This is a tale, somehow steeped in the past, a story that retraces the history of the once ever-advancing, then ever-retreating frontier every time it’s told, that lives up to their name.”
EN DE HEER T BONE BURNETT: 'Genius twenty-first century musicians that are reinventing American heritage music for this century. And it sounds even better this century.'
NO DEPRESSION: 'Guitarist Patrick Ferris, looking like James Dean but even better...'