Indie Rock

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders – To Keep And Be Kept ft Sharon Van Etten

JLTD_PLAYMATES_COVER_ForItunes Any time I see a song listed as “featuring Sharon Van Etten” it is usually a good enough reason for me to press ‘play’. That rule still applies after checking out “To Keep And Be Kept”, the latest from recent Fat Possum Records signees Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders. The nostalgic rock cut serves as an early offering of Jack Ladder’s 4th album, Playmates, due out 2/24. Ladder’s deep rusty vocals (reminiscent of Matt Berninger of The National and Nick Cave) meld nicely with SVE’s heavenly tones over a production that has the glow of ’80s rock along with well-placed slide guitar.

Stream “To Keep And Be Kept” below and pre-order Playmates via iTunes or Fat Possum now.

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