Two Gallants What The Toll Tells on 2LP + Download Code
Saddle Creek Vinyl Reissue w/ Two Bonus Tracks
Also Available: The Scenery of Farewell and Two Gallants
Childhood friends since age five, Adam Stephens
and Tyson Vogel
have sustained longevity that few people, let alone band members, can claim. Merging intelligent lyrics that often integrate historical references and human experiences beyond their own familiarity, they captivate listeners with their unique breed of folk, punk and blues. Adam's raw melodies and razor sharp vocals deliver haunting, dirgy poetics amidst Tyson's synergistic drumming style and striking harmonies, further defining Two Gallants'
On their second full-length, What The Toll Tells
(2006), Two Gallants
weave urgent back-alley storytelling with no-frills instrumentation that alternately boils with visceral fervor and mourns with plaintive restraint. The youthful duo play a strain of rock that falls somewhere between folk, punk and old-time blues and the resulting sound is much more than the sum of its parts.
draw on Old West images and themes of revenge, redemption, and shifty morality to create wide-swinging moods trafficking in brash ferocity, repentant regret, and free wheelin' Americana. This double LP version features two bonus tracks from the band's early recordings. Also includes code for download of entire album in MP3 format.
Two Gallants What The Toll Tells Track Listing:
1. Las Cruces Jail
2. Steady Rollin'
3. Some Slender Rest
4. Long Summer Day
5. Prodigal Sun, The
1. 16th St. Dozens
2. Age of Assassins
3. Waves of Grain
4. Big Lucille
5. Negrophilia Blues