VANDEVORT, ROBERTA & TOWNES, SALLY

ROBERTA VANDEVORT & SALLY TOWNES (FORAGER RECORDS)

VANDEVORT, ROBERTA & TOWNES, SALLY - ROBERTA VANDEVORT & SALLY TOWNES 147275
Format:
1 LP
Release:
04.03.2022
Label:
FORAGER RECORDS
Kat.-Nr.:
147275
Barcode:
0727785127073
* Compilation highlighting rare works of two private press singer-songwriters from 1977 - 1983 * Includes liner note insert written by Los Angeles based music journalist Jocelyn Romo * Period correct tip on style sleeve * Illustration by Dylan Anderson.

// To enter the world of Sally Townes and Roberta Vandervort is to be swept away into a dimension of unique sound.

Embellishments of smoldering jazz-funk, seductive soft rock, breezy AOR, and misty folk, all paint a picture of the worlds which they inhabited; from the endless flat expanse of Dallas, the hot and humid bustle of a Bourbon Street night club, to the late-night buzz of a Los Angeles studio session.

While Sally Townes and Roberta Vandervort never crossed paths in our reality, their supernatural union on this compilation feels like the meeting of old, yet familiar friends, set in a parallel dimension with lives intertwined.

The songs feel like old friends, too - a comforting time capsule of the popular sounds of the era, yet offering something completely new.

Bridged by the striking similarities in their musical confidence, vocal conviction, and boundless creativity, both women encapsulate an uncompromising passion for living, loving, and creating on their own terms.
 
  • Tracklisting
  • 1.1. STUMBLER
  • 1.2. WALK SOFTLY
  • 1.3. LET ME LOVE YOU THAT MUCH
  • 1.4. HEY NOW
  • 1.5. CHILD
  • 1.6. REAL TO YOU
  • 1.7. BRIGHT EYES
  • 1.8. SLOW BURNING CANDLE
  • 1.9. MAYBE MORE
  • 1.10. NEON CASTLES