Tanya Blount and Michael Trotter jr on their musical inspirations from Barbra Streisand to Eminem
The Michigan duo who make up the blues outfit the War and Treaty play their Irish debut at Whelan’s this Wednesday. Here, they pick the ten tracks that mean the most to them
“This isn’t war,” Tanya Blount declared when arguing with her husband Michael Trotter jr about what to call their band. “So let’s come to some sort of treaty here.” Something clicked, and it’s as the War and Treaty that this Michigan couple have become one of their country’s most acclaimed blues-soul outfits.
This Wednesday, they will make their Irish debut at Whelan’s in Dublin, performing tracks from their most recent album Hearts Town – a ...