…rock ‘n roll with a big, beautiful sound reminiscent of Crosby Stills and Nash. Richard Cooper’s original songs are excellent.
With just enough roots and country influences to keep it honest, In From the Cold is an enjoyable reintroduction to one of the most successful Canadian bands of the late 1970s.
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.
…an exceptional fusion of musicians.
Canada’s Country-rock heroes of the 1970′s showed they have maintained their stellar harmonies and kept up their chops.
…a rare, intelligent, diverse blending of pop and country that rivals the Beatles and the Buffalo Springfield in imagination and creativity.
Some of our most iconic Southern rock—The Band, Neil Young– has been secretly Canadian. The Cooper Brothers are another link in this conspiracy.
The Cooper Brothers have created a thinking man’s Country Rock fusion. Southbound is the new New Country album we’ve been waiting for.
Their soaring harmonies and hard driving but very melodic country-flavoured rock quickly earned them the tag: Canada’s answer to the Eagles.
They can still kick out the jams and rock with the best of them.