Cliff & Susan Announce Debut Album "Fiddle & Keys" - Seven Years in the Making
Little Rock, AR - October 27, 2023 - In a genre often saturated with the familiar, Cliff & Susan, the dynamic married duo from Little Rock, Arkansas, are set to revolutionize the country music scene with their eagerly anticipated debut album, "Fiddle & Keys," slated for release on October 27, 2023. This isn't just another country album; it's a seven-year musical journey that encapsulates the essence of this remarkable duo. As a tantalizing preview, on October 6th, the duo dropped a single from the album, "Neon Dreams," providing fans a taste of their innovative new sound.
Notably, since its release, the track has garnered over 15,000 Spotify streams and secured a spot in the UK iTunes Top 10 Country Songs chart.
A Unique Fusion of Sound
"Fiddle & Keys" features 12 thoughtfully chosen and meticulously crafted songs, seamlessly blending classic country with a vibrant mix of piano, guitar, and fiddle riffs. Susan aptly describes it as a "melting pot of influences, storytelling, and high-energy live performances." With Cliff spearheading the arrangement, playing most of the instruments, and producing the majority of the tracks, "Fiddle & Keys" stands as a testament to the duo's extraordinary collaborative spirit and shared musical vision.
Cliff & Susan Share Their Insights
Cliff, the multi-talented musician and producer behind the album, excitedly shares, “We've been performing together for seven years, and this album genuinely represents our musical capabilities.”
Susan emphasizes the importance of songs that allow them to deliver high-energy performances. "My favorite is the fast-paced, rocking 'High & Dry.' While the album offers a mix of tempos, I enjoy rocking a piano and showcasing my skills on the keys during our live shows. With Cliff's world-class musicianship on the fiddle and guitar, we're confident that audiences will embrace our high-energy performances!"
Pre-Release and Support Opportunities
The album is available on all major streaming platforms, with the release of 'Neon Dreams' on October 6. Fans have the opportunity to purchase the album through a crowdfunding campaign, offering various support levels. These packages include signed CDs, Vinyls, limited edition merchandise, and even exclusive original watercolor paintings by Susan. Further details can be found on their official website, www.cliffandsusan.live.
Dive into the Album
While the album predominantly focuses on upbeat, danceable tunes, it also features a selection of slower tracks, ensuring there's something for every music lover. Listeners can delve into the stories and emotions woven into each track, making "Fiddle & Keys" a must-have addition to their music collection.
Tracklist for "Fiddle & Keys":
- Neon Dreams
- A Natural State
- Better Than a Country Song
- Fiddle & Keys
- Maybe You Should
- When I'm Feeling Lonely
- Drivin' Me Crazy
- A Song For Grandad
- If It's Worth Doing
- Ain't My Baby Grand
- Lonesome Cold as You
- High & Dry
About Cliff & Susan
Cliff & Susan, a dynamic married music duo from Little Rock, Arkansas, have captivated audiences worldwide with their versatile performances featuring piano, fiddle, and guitar. Their interactive, request-driven shows span a wide range of genres and entertain crowds for hours, boasting a repertoire of over 2,000 songs. Their musical dexterity knows no bounds.
Cliff Prowse, a multi-talented artist with decades of experience, has collaborated with numerous award-winning artists and produced over 30 artists. Susan Erwin Prowse, a singing piano entertainer, made a career shift from Radio Frequency Engineering to pursue her musical passion in 2003, releasing two albums out of Nashville and entertaining audiences globally.
The couple's musical journey began when they met on stage in 2016. Since then, they've embarked on tours across seven countries, performing over 200 shows annually. They've opened for ZZ Top and performed as a musical guest on the Huckabee Show on TBN in Feb. 2023. Their entrepreneurial ventures include Big Red Dog Productions, an artist development company, and the e-commerce store Rainy Ray. They also host the Cliff & Susan Podcast, co-founded the Yadaloo Music & Arts Festival in 2019, and launched the Entertainers Academy in 2022.
For more information, please visit www.cliffandsusan.live.