???There??™s a sinister tenderness to this L.A. trio??™s sad, soft, gorgeous folk. Comprised of Abigail and Lily Chapin (daughters of children??™s music notable Tom Chapin, nieces of 70??™s legend, Harry Chapin) and Jessica Craven (daughter of horror director, Wes Craven, stepdaughter of Tom), the Chapin Sisters use eerie harmonies to great effect in their meditations on love lost and losing.
The Chapin Sisters, are three actual sisters who live and play music in Los Angeles. Though the band started officially only two years ago, the Chapin Sisters have been singing together forever. The Chapin Sisters harmonize with such lush and entrancingly beautiful three-part harmonies that it??™s easy to overlook their dark side.
Upon hearing the first notes of one of their shows or recordings, it becomes obvious that the Chapins have the sort of tight, celestial harmony that only sisters can achieve. Lake Bottom LP, the full length debut from The Chapin Sisters, was recorded in the Summer of 2007. On the recording and in person, they wed lilting voices, dynamically complex vocal harmonies, and folk-influenced melodies to dark, wryly sarcastic lyrical content. Their words express heartbreak, love lost and disillusionment from different and unique angles, while their singing expresses an exultant celebration of life. The arrangements are sparse yet rich, showcasing the sisters??™ sophisticated vocal harmonies supported by Abigail and Lily??™s subtle acoustic guitars and the occasional accent of bass, percussion, electric violin and singing saw.
01 - Let Me Go 02 - Hey 03 - Kill Me Now 04 - Drop Me 05 - Wash Away 06 - Can??™t We Please 07 - Shady River 08 - Don??™t Love You 09 - Girlfriend 10 - Bird Song 11 - I Hate The Moon