April 19, 2019
OVER THE RHINE Bio, Love & Revelation, 2019
Over the Rhine’s 15th studio album Love & Revelation arrives in time for 2019, the duo’s 30th continuous year of writing, recording and touring together. In that time, singer-songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler (who’ve been married for 22 years) have built a vivid, emotionally-charged body of work that has won them a deeply devoted following and critical acclaim.
Like its predecessors, Love & Revelation showcases the pair’s timeless songcraft and understated yet soulful delivery. Those qualities are prominent on such memorable new songs as “Los Lunas,” “Let You Down,” “Broken Angels” and “Making Pictures,” whose insistent melodies and striking lyrical imagery haunt the listener long after the music fades.
The 11-song Love & Revelation, which the rural Ohio-based duo and their “Band of Sweethearts” recorded with longtime engineer Ryan Freeland at his Stampede Origin studio in Culver City, CA, continues Over the Rhine’s career-long embrace of its unmistakable creative values.