My wife and I attended a Delta Rae show back in November of 2016 at The Castle Theater. If you’ve been a longtime reader, you might recall that they blew us away. You also might remember that, though we were there to see Delta Rae, my wife and I were astounded by a two-man band called Penny & Sparrow.
These guys had two microphones and one guitar. That was it. Guess what? That’s all they needed. Their voices were rich. They harmonized perfectly. Their lyrics were insightful, thought-provoking, and even haunting. Their music touched us on an emotional level. I’ve never seen or heard anything quite like it.
Best of all? Though their songs were eerily beautiful and melancholy, the men themselves were delightful. They claimed to be best friends, and, judging by their banter, I believe it. They had us in stitches between songs because they were so funny. I mentioned it in my other article, but it was such a surreal experience to almost be moved to tears by their music and then to have tears running down my face from laughter. I love serious talent displayed by people who don’t take themselves too seriously.
It recently came to my attention that Penny & Sparrow released a new album called Wendigo. I’ve already listened to it a few times and it utilizes everything I admire about their other album–Let a Lover Drown You. Both albums are free to stream for Amazon Prime members and can be found HERE.
If you love music, please give these guys a listen. Talent like theirs deserve recognition. You can visit their website and watch a few of their videos at the following link: https://www.pennyandsparrow.com/video/
I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
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