Five tracks off the debut release from Charlie Faye & The Fayettes, plus one exclusive previously-unreleased recording from the demo sessions.
Charlie Faye & the Fayettes craft smart soul-pop that merges the swinging, swaying sound and style of ‘60s girl groups with a vibe that’s so current, they’re already dancing to the forefront of the retro-revival movement.
Faye and her Fayettes BettySoo and Akina Adderley make music, sweet music, all right, with an irresistible groove that'll get you moving. The trio’s shared height (they’re all within a half-inch of 5-foot-1) and distinct ethnicities (Jewish, Korean and African-American) just adds cute to their considerable charms. But all the cuteness in the world wouldn’t matter without songs, and here, Faye’s great ear and intelligent writing come to the fore. For the group's debut record, she penned 11 tracks that marry beguiling lyrics with incredibly catchy melodies. The album was recorded in Los Angeles and Austin (Faye's hometown) by producer/engineer Dave Way.
Catch Charlie Faye & The Fayettes on Tour!
August 11 - The Townsend - Austin, TX - 8pm
August 12 - The Mucky Duck - Houston, TX - 7pm
September 24 - AmericanaFest - Nashville, TN - Time TBA
Charlie Faye - vocals
BettySoo - background vocals
Akina Adderley - background vocals
Eric Holden - bass, baritone guitar, synths, glockenspiel, guitar, percussion
Pete Thomas – drums, percussion
Lyle Workman - guitars
Dillon O'Brian – piano, organ, guitars
Roger Manning - keys, synths
Steve Elson – saxophones
Tony Gilkyson - additional guitars on See You Again, Eastside, It's All Happening
Marcus Watkins - additional guitars on Eastside
Noelle Hampton - background vocals
Jaimee Harris - background vocals
Jazz Mills - background vocals
Produced by Dave Way at Way Station.
Additional production by Eric Holden at Jetpack.
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