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Quirky Lounge-Noir with bursts of retro 1950’s, jazz, and blues influences. Witty, satirical, and heartbreaking lyrics that stick.

After meeting through mutual contacts in Chapel Hill and NYC, The Drowning Lovers formed in December 2009 with a shared concept of writing through the eyes of fictional characters set in a specific location. Our locale, we decided, would be a flophouse. We each wished to involve vivid imagery in our content and to create a sound connecting with eras past. Creatively, this provided a joint base from which to begin our work. After putting together the first several songs, we let go of “the flophouse rule” and trusted our instincts as a band to carry on and build upon this platform.

Meredith Sause – Vocals, Bass, Ebow. Accordion
John Gillespie – Guitar, Bass, Vocals
Paul Snow – Guitar, Ebow, Accordion, Bass, Ukulele

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