The Duke Spirit – Love Is An Unfamiliar Name (CD Review)

The hollow, almost tribal, drumming that starts the latest single from The Duke Spirit gets you hooked immediately. And when the guitars chip in and Leila begins to sing in her sultry vocals the job is done, a completely addictive single. Not that this is unusual for the bluesy five piece, they have been gathering momentum now for some time with their previous singles (‘Lion Rip’, ‘Cuts Across The Land’), their touring and festival slots.

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If you like your rock to be sexy and loud, if you want something different and infectious then The Duke Spirit are for you. The Duke Spirit will be releasing their debut album on the 16 May; you can order ‘Cuts Across the Land‘ from Amazon.

Label : Loog

Release Date : 02 May 2005

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  • Love Is An Unfamiliar Name
  • Every Cell Can Tell

The Duke Spirit are Liela Moss (vocals, harmonica), Luke Ford (guitar, vocals), Toby Butler (bass), Dan Higgins (guitar, keyboards) and Olly Betts (drums).

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