Sunday, January 15, 2012
New Chocolate Drops Album Feb 28
From a Nonesuch Records Press Release: North Carolina–based Carolina Chocolate Drops follow up their critically lauded label debut—2010’s Grammy Award–winning Genuine Negro Jig, which reached #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart and #2 on the Billboard Heatseekers and Folk Charts—with Leaving Eden, due February 28 on Nonesuch Records. The group returns with a record of original compositions, covers, and traditional songs produced by Buddy Miller (Emmylou Harris, Robert Plant, Patty Griffin, Solomon Burke). The album is available for pre-order now at carolinachocolatedrops.com and here in the Nonesuch Store, where a download of the track “Country Girl” is included and the first 300 CDs will be signed by the band. Carolina Chocolate Drops will tour the US throughout the winter and spring. For details and ticket links, go to nonesuch.com/on-tour.