Voices Only: ‘Soul’s Anthem (It Is Well)’
'Every time there's hope, it seems to die. And the…
Rolling Stone reports on the Secret Sisters, a duo who got their start singing a cappella in church and still can be found in the pews of the North Carolina Church of Christ in Killen, Ala.:
Two years ago, Laura and Lydia Rogers had no expectations for a life as professional musicians . Then Laura floored a producer at a Nashville audition and they became the Secret Sisters, a bluegrass duo in vintage dresses out of Muscle Shoals, Alabama, who have recorded with T Bone Burnett and Jack White, toured the world, and last week walked the black carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of The Hunger Games, which includes their haunting folk ballad “Tomorrow Will Be Kinder.”
The song was produced by Burnett for his soundtrack of soulful Americana and distopian rock for the highly anticipated film, which opens nationwide on March 23rd. “It was the first movie premiere that we had ever gone to, so we were like a deer in the headlights,” Laura Rogers, 25, told Rolling Stone of the scene, which had the sisters mingling with actors Jennifer Lawrence and Donald Sutherland, and singers Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift. “Of course the crowd weren’t screaming for us, but they were still screaming. We were like, Wow, what are they yelling about?”
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