If Johnny Cash was a girl and Mickey Spillane wrote country songs and David Lynch made music videos, then you'd have Buttercup: a Richmond Va.-based 5-piece honky tonk band featuring two smokey voiced sisters, a fiddler, a lead guitarist, a drummer, and shots all around.
Buttercup plays old timey drink-cheat-and-cry songs from the 40s, 50s and 60s as well as their own love-leave-and-die originals. It started with one girl's big-eyed hillbilly crush on George Jones. But when her sister fell for the unattainable Townes Van Zandt, a sweet mad darkness came over their sound...
Evil for You is … “14 tracks of country music like they used to do before Nashville overdosed it with saccharine… This is torch singing country style in good old fashioned black and white." BluesBunny.com
“Chalk up Buttercup as a cure for that fake country music flowing out of Nashville.”
George “The Raging Bullard,” Detroit News