Country act Spinn takes a lot of their cues from the Dixie Chicks on their latest EP, City Country. It’s a record with a country heart that infuses rock elements meant for a large crowd. Interestingly, this female trio aren’t from the South, but that doesn’t stop them from embracing Country music or a Southern flair.
In fact, on City Country they take it as challenge to prove how bad-ass they can be. On the title buoyant track they brag about “drinking whiskey boys under the table” and “rocking cowboy boots”. They fully embrace time-honored country tradition of story telling on “The Bank Robbery Song” where they walk up to “the bank door and [blow] that sucker down”.
Of course none of that would matter, if Spinn didn’t have songs or the sound to back up their claims. Their luscious harmonies are the focal point of City Country and elevate the slower songs such as “So Hurtful” and the acoustic lament “Goodbye Missouri”.
There are those that might think that Spinn’s Nothern origins are a gimmick, but on City Country they more than prove that country isn’t just a Southern Charm.
Take a listen to “The Bank Robbery Song’ below: