With just an upright bass, two old guitars and a bucketful of aching harmony, THE GOAT ROPER RODEO BAND are preaching ‘Country Blues’ like you never heard… It’s up, it’s down, it’s soft and loud, it’s dark and lonesome too, there’s hurt and shame and some mean old pain but there’s love in what they do! There’s a hint of Gram, a sniff of Dylan and a twist of Waylon’s blues … Simply put, it’s exactly what it says on the tin.
Their new album ‘Cosmic Country Blue’ produced by Romeo Stodart (The Magic Numbers) is out now Aveline Records.
The Goat Roper Rodeo Band build on what The White Stripes began in finding the perfect fusion of original blues and indie folk … What Nirvana did to punk rock, I sincerely believe The Goat Roper Rodeo Band can do to indie folk….. The Indie Folk Music Review (USA)
Wonderfully executed acoustic country blues with two guitars, a double bass and plaintive striking harmonies, a musical landscape driven by old timey sensibilities …there’s a lot to like about the Goat Roper Rodeo Band – R2 Magazine
The Goat Roper Rodeo Band take a slightly psychedelic route to the finish line and include some serious footstompin’ rock ‘n’ roll along the way, Mix in a little gospel fire and a sprinkle of Gram and these boys ruled our last afternoon – Spiral Earth
Where the Goat Roper Rodeo Band score big is their innate ability to hone an identifiable sound and feel that is immediately recognisable as their own … “Cosmic Country Blue” a shot in the arm for the Americana genre as a whole… Fatea (UK)
The Goat Roper Rodeo Band are neither imitating or interpreting, they are pure inspiration, writing their own material, songs which are worthy of being covered by any of the great names in cosmic American music past or present …. Penny Black Music (UK)
The Goat Roper Rodeo Band sound as though they’ve been pickled in moonshine for generations, the harmonies flow easily, the songs sound like standards and as authentic as a sweat stained, sun bleached John Deere hat … A band that look and sound the part … Americana-UK (UK)
Roisin, Olly and Joe are part of a three piece Country Americana band from Bath. Combining Carter and Cash reminiscent Harmonies along with classic hand crafted songwriting, the group create a live show that is upbeat as well as engaging.
“Just gorgeous country-infused music. I want to be the 4th member!” – Dermot O’Leary, BBC Radio 2
“The band have plenty of promise and have the songs and skill to really make a mark” – Bristol 24/7 Magazine.