Carter's Chord releases new single
Thursday, February 3, 2011
– Sister trio Carter's Chord released a new single, A Little Less Comfortable,
Tuesday on ShowDog-Universal.
Carter's Chord is comprised of singer/songwriters Becky, Emma, and Joanna Robertson. The siblings were born in Southern California, where parents Barny and Carter Robertson (both of whom had previously toured with Waylon Jennings as members of the Waylors) filled their household with country and Christian music.
They made their major-label debut when Jennings enlisted the girls to sing on "Cowboys, Sisters, Rascals & Dirt, "a country album aimed at children and produced by the girls' father.
The Robertsons soon relocated to Nashville where they hooked up with Toby Keith. Following a showcase at a Nashville club on Valentine's Day 2006, Keith signed the sisters, who christened their group "Carter's Chord" in reference to a musical triad.
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It's unlikely Carter's Chord's "Summer Early '60s" will make country radio. But what Martina McBride did to raise awareness of domestic violence with "Independence Day," this fledgling sister trio of 20s-somethings take it to another level with a gritty, autobiographical song written by their mother about her childhood.
And give Toby Keith credit for letting the sisters - Becky, Emily and Johanna Robertson - record it. It's classic American gothic, ...