Song Premiere: Shovels & Rope - "Bad Luck"

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Shovels & Rope has gained a growing amount of attention for their Southern-infused tracks, multiple festival appearances and cheerful stage presence.

The Charleston, S.C. duo, which is composed of Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent, made Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2012 with last year’s O’ Be Joyful, and it seems their fanbase has only continued to build in the wake of the release. With several tour dates still ahead of them, Shovels & Rope will be releasing a deluxe edition of O’ Be Joyful on May 21.

The deluxe edition will include three new recordings. You can listen to one of the new additions, “Bad Luck,” in the player below. The song was originally released on a solo album of Trent’s, but after several rousing live renditions of the song, the pair decided to record it as a bonus track.

Listen to “Bad Luck” below.

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