The Cooper Brothers have created a thinking man’s Country Rock fusion. Southbound is the new New Country album we’ve been waiting for.
Near impeccable harmonies… the Cooper Brothers took a huge stride along the comeback trail with a grand performance at Bluesfest last night.
Canada’s Country-rock heroes of the 1970′s showed they have maintained their stellar harmonies and kept up their chops.
They can still kick out the jams and rock with the best of them.
Rich, textured harmonies and infectious melodies….
IN FROM THE COLD… is a well-executed feast of roots rock that would fit on the table with bands like Blue Rodeo and The Band.
…Brian’s vocal chops are still very much intact and Richard is still capable of writing catchy, country/rock songs. Good stuff!
Some of our most iconic Southern rock—The Band, Neil Young– has been secretly Canadian. The Cooper Brothers are another link in this conspiracy.
When the seven voices wind up on Melody’s in my Mind or the Dream Never Dies there is no mistaking the talent, energy and style of one of the biggest comers in the industry.
Jukebox with Delbert McClinton is brilliant, name-checking dozens of songs in 4:40 of swampy, backroom rocking blues.