The Fox & The Hounds | The Fox & The Hounds

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Florence & The Machine Heart No Doubt

More Artists From
United States - Illinois

Other Genres You Will Love
Rock: Rock & Roll Pop: Pop/Rock Moods: Type: Vocal
There are no items in your wishlist.

The Fox & The Hounds

by The Fox & The Hounds

Seductive and sensual sounds with plenty of high-drama classic rock, baroque chamber pop and burlesque-style performance.
Genre: Rock: Rock & Roll
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
cd in stock order now
Buy 2 or more of this title and get 10% off
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
share
time
download
1. Gypsy Fever
Share this song!
X
4:29 $0.99
2. Nothing Left to Lose
Share this song!
X
4:55 $0.99
3. Curious Alice
Share this song!
X
4:11 $0.99
4. Back to You
Share this song!
X
3:43 $0.99
5. Mr. Conformity
Share this song!
X
2:55 $0.99
6. Miss Betty
Share this song!
X
3:18 $0.99
7. Desert Spring Rose
Share this song!
X
4:58 $0.99
8. You Remind Me
Share this song!
X
3:57 $0.99
9. Raging Tides
Share this song!
X
4:28 $0.99
10. Wicked Ways
Share this song!
X
2:49 $0.99
11. Easy
Share this song!
X
4:29 $0.99
12. Hell & Back
Share this song!
X
3:53 $0.99
13. Senza Senso
Share this song!
X
2:47 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
For any band, it's terrifyingly easy to get lost in the shuffle, especially in a city as vast as Chicago. Setting yourself apart, or even finding kinship with other like-minded acts, are tough tasks with all the booking and promotion that needs to be done. But from the start, it seems The Fox & The Hounds have never had such issues. Self-billed as "Chicago's only burlesque rock n' roll band," the area sextet create seductive and sensual sounds with elements of high-drama classic rock, baroque chamber pop and cabaret-style performance. There truly is nothing like them in the Windy City, and on the cusp of releasing their debut album, they're well on their way to making their mark.

Lead vocalist and songwriter Kendel Lester, who has worked with Styx's Dennis DeYoung, wraps each song in a flamboyant, commanding coo as she's backed by a small army of top-notch performers mixing dark themes with the whimsy of a Broadway musical. Rounded out by bassist Ira Ochs, vocalist/keyboardist Sam Crossland, guitarist Steve Howe, violinist/vocalist Kara Poe and drummer Tony Panico, the band has a countless array of genres and feels to pull from, and The Fox & The Hounds' self-titled debut album reflects this at every turn. The driving "Gypsy Fever" creates a world where a powerful act like Heart can shake hands and play nice with today's folk-pop of Beirut, whereas the five-minute running time "Nothing Left to Lose" allows the song to morph from hushed piano ballad to thunderous orchestral rock, climaxing in the kind of unrelenting group vocals that have attracted fans of Arcade Fire. The album is sure to entice listeners of all ages and musical backgrounds, which when you consider how so many Chicago bands seemed chained to their genre, is no small feat. For a debut, it's even more impressive.

"Ripping away her hat to reveal long flowing blonde hair, The Fox & The Hounds lead singer, Kendel Lester, wastes no time letting you know she’s on stage and ready to work at least two, if not more, of your five senses. Gazing upon the skin-tight, tattered, burlesque-inspired dress it’s no wonder the subject matter in the songs to follow consists mainly of temptation and mystery, but definitely not regret. I have never been suffocated with passion quite like this."
- Brendan Shanley, Lost In Concert

"‎"As is typical of the F&H, no note will go un-grooved, no jaw left un-dropped, no ass will be left un-kicked! This is a show that, if missed, will be regretted until your final breath!""
- Scott Williams, Assisant Director of Great Lakes Navy Band

"The Fox & The Hounds have a great, unique sound that never fails to surprise. They have a great blend of styles and an incredible stage presence. These people know how to put on a show!"
- Luke Heiden, Filament Theatre Ensemble


Reviews


to write a review