BROKEN TIES


Broken Ties (May 2018) gravitates toward different shades and angles of loss while exploring the range and dynamics of the Vogts Sisters’ maturing harmonies and instrumentation on mandolin, fiddle, and guitar. Their growing mastery of songwriting continues in this fourth collection of original music with award-winning title, In the Valley, which placed in the 2017 NewSong Competition at the Walnut Valley Festival.


"What if I told you that some of the best mountain music you'll hear this year is coming from Kansas? I supposed the music of the Vogts Sisters is not technically mountain music, though there is something about it that makes me think West Virginia, Virginia, and Kentucky. Welcome to the world of vocal bluegrass. Broken Ties is more than the voices. It is the light touch on the instrument, the phrasing, the lyrics, and the songwriting.” Frank Gutch, Jr. reviewer for Indiemusicology

"As engineer and co-producer of the Vogts Sisters’ latest CD, Broken Ties, my job was very simple: stay out of the way and let the magic happen. After our work together on their previous CD, I thought I knew what to expect - lots of lovely and well-crafted harmony vocals set to the moody lyrics of older sister Maggie. I was surprised, though, by the sisters’ expanding pallet of aching, playful and sometimes full-throated lead vocals. Not to mention powerful dynamics and moods, more adventuresome instrumental work, and an excellent first song penned by Abigail. The resulting collection meets the standards we have come to expect from the Vogts Sisters, and then much, much more." Kelly Werts, Werts Music Studio

Purchase album at CD BABY. Also available on Amazon and Itunes.




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