Esmé Patterson feat. Nathaniel Rateliff “My Young Man” video

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The track itself has paired two of my favorite artists that happen to be locals. Esmé Patterson wears many hats: Paper Bird founder, backup singer in Tennis and a burgeoning solo career. “My Young Man” is a duet off of Patterson’s solo album, “All Princes.” The intimate video skillfully captures the vulnerabilities of a desolate nighttime in the middle of nowhere. The contrast in Esmé’s face and lipstick do a lot for the video in an understated way. Not to mention the pretty cool hot air balloon ride.

Esmé Patterson feat. Nathaniel Rateliff “My Young Man” [mp3]

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The first of two fantastic in-store shows that Twist and Shout has lined up for the month of June. Paper Bird is a mesh of musical genres ranging from Twang to Jazz, but just don’t call them Country. The multi-vocal group will be gracing the stage at the independent music store June 26th at 6 P.M. as a kickoff to Summer event.

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