The Bittersweets head to the studio
Thursday, March 13, 2008
– Nashville based, .country group The Bittersweets are currently in the studio with producer Lex Price (Mindy Smith, Taylor Swift) andengineer Jason Lehning (Viktor Krauss, Adrienne Young) working on their upcoming, currently untitled, summer release and first album on Compass Records.
The Bittersweets are led by vocalist Hannah Prater and guitarist/songwriter Chris Meyers. Drummer Steve Bowman also is in the group, which started in San Francisco.
CD reviews for The Bittersweets
It's a bit of a stretch to file The Bittersweets under "country" because this is filled with rock inflected country-tinged pop. In that respect, it seems too easy to connect the musical dots between them and The Cowboy Junkies. But there are similarities that make the comparison an apt one.
The group, now down to a trio from a quintet, is fronted by Hannah Prater whose voice is often reminiscent of early Alison Krauss, particularly when Prater affects a breathy fragility. ...