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October 5, 2018

As Nashville-based LARKIN POE prepare for the release of their new album VENOM & FAITHthe sister duo have premieres occurring on both sides of the Atlantic. FLOOD Magazine premieres the new music video for the song “Bleach Blonde Bottle Blues“and Americana UK debuts the new track “Sometimes.” Venom & Faith gets released viaTricki-Woo Records on November 9, 2018. “Sometimes” is out now and can be streamed here

The duo told FLOOD that “’Bleach Blonde Bottle Blues’ was so late in coming into creation that it almost didn’t make it onto the record! It was such a fun lyrical jigsaw to piece together: this rhythmic picture of a bombastic, larger-than-life woman.” On the topic of the video itself, the sisters explained their choice to shoot the video in Nashville, saying “We wanted to invoke the feel of a gritty American South with kudzu, chain link fences, and attitude.”

Meanwhile, Americana UK says that the new album “cements the pair’s move into a harder, rockier sound full of glam stomp and buckets of attitude”
LARKIN POE “Beach Blonde Bottle Blues”
In a genre as storied as American roots and soul, Larkin Poe are poised to make a mark all their own with  Venom & Faith. Rather than rest on their laurels, Larkin Poe persist and emerge rattling, stomping, and sliding into a modern-day depiction of what roots rock should sound like… writing another chapter in an everlasting story. “It’s a celebration of American roots music as translated by two sisters who are playing the blues in a modern age,” says Rebecca Lovell about their new album.

As the follow-up to their critically-acclaimed second album Peach, which was nominated for aBlues Music Award for Best Emerging Artist AlbumVenom & Faith was produced by both the band and their long-time engineer Roger Alan Nichols. Those who pre-order the record will receive “Bleach Blonde Bottle Blues,” Sometimes,” and “Ain’t Gonna Cry” as an instant free download.
LARKIN POE “Sometimes”
Recorded in Nashville earlier this year in between headline shows, festival dates such asBonnaroo and Lollapalooza, and a featured guest performer spot on Keith Urban’sGraffiti U World Tour, Larkin Poe approached Venom & Faith with fierce independence. From Rebecca’s powerful vocals on “Ain’t Gonna Cry” to Megan’s sultry lap steel on “Good And Gone,” the sisters weave their talents into the fabric of their experience and a picture of the American South. “Blue Ridge Mountains” harkens to the sisters’ hometown, “drinking sweet tea every day” with stomping percussion and churning riffs. 

Still, the sisters maintain an outlaw mindset in a traditional genre. Unbound by tawdry embellishments, Larkin Poe infuse pop sensibilities into their sound, blending old-school elements of rock and soul with drum samples, hip-hop production values, and resonant lyrics like “California king-sized dreams in a twin bed.” Venom & Faith redefines what it means to make emotionally resonant music while also maintaining boundary-pushing musicality.

Venom & Faith will be released via Tricki-Woo Records on November 9, 2018. Album pre-orders and pre-saves on Spotify, iTunes and other digital retailers are available here:
Venom & Faith
Track listing

1. Sometimes
2. Bleach Blonde Bottle Blues
3. Honey Honey
4. Mississippi (Feat. Tyler Bryant) 
5. California King
6. Blue Ridge Mountains
7. Fly Like An Eagle
8. Ain’t Gonna Cry
9. Hard Time Killing Floor Blues
10. Good And Gone

Oct 5: Hot Springs, AR – Hot Water Hills Festival

Oct 6: Los Angeles, CA – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Oct 7: Memphis, TN – Mempho Music Festival

Oct 12: Peoria, IL – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Oct 13: Minneapolis, MN – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Oct 14: Grand Forks, ND – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Oct 19: Los Angeles, CA – Across the Great Divide

Oct 24: Youngstown, OH – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Oct 25: Hershey, PA – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Oct 27: Brooklyn, NY – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Oct 28: Charlottesville, CA – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Oct 29: Charlottesville, VA – The Southern Cafe and Music Hall

Nov 1: Little Rock, AR – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Nov 2: New Orleans, LA – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Nov 3: Dallas, TX – Keith Urban’s Graffiti U Tour (featured musicians)

Nov 4: Dallas, TX – House of Blues/Cambridge Room

Nov 5: Austin, TX  – Antones

Nov 7: Houston, TX – House of Blues / Bronze Peacock

Nov 8: Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon

Nov 9: New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks

Nov 10: Chattanooga, TN – Songbirds North

Nov 16: Victoria, BC – McPherson Playhouse

Nov 19: New York City – Bowery Ballroom

Nov 21: London, UK – Islington Assembly Hall
Nov 23: Berlin, Germany – Music & Frieden
Nov 25: Cologne, Germany – Luxor
Nov 26: Munich, Germany – Strom
Nov 27: Vienna, Austria – Flex
Nov 28: Milan, Italy – Druso
Dec 1: Madrid, Spain – Cool Stage
Dec 2: Barcelona, Spain – Razzmatazz 2

Dec 8: Lexington, KY – The Burl

Dec 9: St. Louis, MO – Old Rock House

Dec 10: Kansas City, MO – Knuckleheads

Dec 12: St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Arena*               

Dec 13: Minneapolis, MN – 7th St. Entry

Dec 14: Chicago, IL – Allstate Arena*                       

Dec 15: Evanston, IL – SPACE

Dec 17: Detroit, MI – El Club

Dec 18: Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom

Dec 20: Greenville, SC – Bon Secours*  

Dec 21: Charlotte, NC – Booth Playhouse                        

Dec 22: Atlanta, GA – Infinite Energy*

Dec 31: Atlanta, GA – Terminal West 

Jan 5: Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena*                     

Jan 9: Toledo, OH – Huntington Center*               

Jan 11: Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena*

Jan 15: Fort Wayne, IN – Allen Cty. War Mem. Coliseum*

Jan 19: Columbus, OH – Nationwide Arena*                

Jan 22: Peoria, IL – Peoria Civic Center*

Feb 22: Reno, NV – The Brew Brothers

Feb 23: Reno, NV – The Brew Brothers

Feb 23: Reno, NV – TEDxUniversityofNevada

Feb 25-Mar 1: Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea V 

April 20-21: Byron Bay, Australia – Byron Bay Bluesfest

April 22: Sydney, Australia – Oxford Arts

April 24: Melbourne, Australia – The Howler


* With Bob Seger