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The Secret Sisters, Pleasance, Edinburgh

The Secret Sisters, Pleasance, Edinburgh

Alabaman siblings set their harmonies to stun

Laura and Lydia Rogers: 'Harking back to a simpler, more innocent age'Autumn De Wilde

Emmylou Harris once described to me the sibling harmonies of the Louvin Brothers as sounding like they were “washed in the blood”. The voices of Laura and Lydia Rogers, two twentysomething sisters from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, have that same haunting quality. When they sing they lock together so effortlessly it’s almost impossible to discern where one ends and the other begins.

It was impossible not to be charmed as they breezed through some of country music’s great articles of faith

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