Native Harrow Releases First Two Singles from Upcoming Album "Divided Kind"

Article Contributed by gratefulweb | Published on Sunday, June 2, 2024

Philadelphia-based folk-soul duo Native Harrow has just unveiled the first two singles from their eagerly anticipated album, "Divided Kind," set for release on September 13, 2024, via Different Time Records. The singles, "Borrowing Time" and "Goin' Nowhere," offer a tantalizing glimpse into the dynamic range and depth of the forthcoming LP.

"Borrowing Time"
Described as "a hazy tremolo-laden trip through dusty canyons and crystalline meadows," "Borrowing Time" has already premiered on The Bluegrass Situation and Holler. The song features Devin Tuel's evocative vocals paired with Stephen Harms' baritone guitar and Joe Harvey-Whyte's pedal steel, creating a soundscape that transports listeners to a world of introspective daydreams. Devin Tuel reflects on the inspiration behind the song: "I feel things very deeply and in trying times it often feels like life is a giant wheel rolling down a road... In writing this song, I realized that maybe being lost is better than having it all figured out and we’re all just borrowing time."

Listen to "Borrowing Time":

"Goin' Nowhere"

Dubbed "a soul transmission over incendiary bass and undulating layers of guiro, congas, tambourines, shakers, and handclaps," "Goin' Nowhere" premiered on WXPN. This track showcases a rich tapestry of instrumentation, highlighted by a fuzz guitar chorus and the dynamic presence of a Hammond B3 organ. Devin Tuel describes the song as a rhythmic companion for daily life: "I wanted this song to be something you could put on your headphones and walk down the street... there’s a backbeat and groove that takes a string of bad luck and turns it into a tune you can move to."

Listen to "Goin' Nowhere":

About Native Harrow

Native Harrow, composed of Devin Tuel and Stephen Harms, has spent the past decade crafting a unique blend of folk, soul, and rock 'n' roll. Known for their rigorous artistic discipline and independent approach, the duo's music defies easy categorization. Their previous albums have garnered critical acclaim and chart success, leading to tours across the United States, UK, and Europe, and performances at prestigious festivals.

"Divided Kind" represents a new chapter for Native Harrow, with its folk-soul-rock sound enriched by elements of RnB, jazz, and country. The album was produced and recorded by Tuel and Harms in their home studio, with contributions from longtime collaborator Alex Hall and Philadelphia drummer and engineer Joshua Friedman.

More on the album "Divided Kind"

Recommended Tracks: "Follow Me Round,” "I Wanna Thank You,” "Goin' Nowhere,” "Borrowing Time,” "Divided Kind.”
RIYL: Buckingham/Nicks, Dusty Springfield, Bill Withers, Joni Mitchell, Fleetwood Mac, Carole King, Judee Sill, Ray LaMontagne, Neko Case, Jenny Lewis, Mikaela Davis, Bedouine, Teskey Brothers, Nathaniel Rateliff, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Bonnie Raitt.