Published Nov 12, 2015Kacy & Clayton are raring to release their latest LP Strange Country, but before the new album officially arrives, Exclaim! is giving you the opportunity to hear it in its entirety.
Second cousins Clayton Linthicum and Kacy Anderson grew up in the Wood Mountain Hills of southern Saskatchewan, and they're familial connection grew into a musical one. Teaming up with the Deep Dark Woods' Ryan Boldt, the duo released their debut The Day Is Past & Gone in 2013, and they're continuing to look forward with the new LP.
Through a stint playing with Boldt in the Deep Dark Woods, Linthicum met fellow Saskatchewan musician Shuyler Jansen, who ended up producing the new album. The band describe the new material as a collection of songs that shows off a "darker and more worldly side of life."
These stories are told through "the imagery and language of the old folk forms," but manage to bring a fresh perspective and sound to Canadian folk music that is all their own. It shines through on Strange Country, which is due out on November 13 through Big White Cloud Records.
Check out Kacy & Clayton's upcoming tour dates below, for which they'll be joined by Boldt and his new project Yarrow. Scroll past those to give the new album an early listen in the player below.
UPDATE (11/28, 6:00 p.m. EST): The full album stream is no longer available. Listen to a sampler below.
11/15 Regina, SK - Artesian
11/17 Cadillac, SK - Rangeline Tavern
11/18 Saskatoon, SK - Village Guitars
11/19 Edmonton, AB - Brixx
11/20 Calgary, AB - Plaza Theatre
11/21 Black Diamond, AB - The Stop
11/25 Winnipeg, MB - Times Change(d)