Album Review of
Loud In Here
The Nouveaux Honkies

Label: Self-Release

Genres: Country, Blues

Styles: Classic Country, Americana Country, Blues


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Written by Duane Verh
February 24, 2018 - 12:00am EST
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Multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Tim O’Donnell and violinist/vocalist Rebecca Dawkins play the classic country couple with abundant humor & charm, setting up some not-so-predictable mood changes by way of their fresh sounding ballad fare.  Old-school sparrin’ and sparkin’ (“Will and Faith”, “Big Heart, Hard Head”) takes turns with enchanting atmospherics (“The Glades”) and rock-steady passion (“Our Last Time”).  Covers fit the pattern as well with an appealing run-through of the Conway Twitty/Loretta Lynn face-off, “You’re The Reason Our Kids Are Ugly” and an unexpected and emotionally disarming take on the Jimmy Webb classic “Wichita Lineman”.