Seven Little Sisters
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Seven Little Sisters


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"Sisters are doing it for themselves"

Something old, new, borrowed and blue will be on offer in the city on Saturday when Celtic-tinged rockers Seven Little Sisters arrive for a one-off show.
Alright, the name is a trifle inaccurate - there's only five of them - but the Nottingham band are highly rated as one of the most entertaining around with their stomping live set.
Having drawn comparisons with The Pogues, Waterboys and any other band which has ever used an accordion or fiddle (REM included) the band perform a heady mix of bluegrass, country, Appalacian, Cajun and traditional Irish and American styles, but all in their own imitable way.
Last year Philip Chevron from The Pogues joined them on stage in a show at Nottinghams' Rock City, and they rocked the house again in their hometown during the Heineken Big Top Music Festival tour in the summer.
If you still need convincing - then here's what one reviewer once said about them:
"There is one major difference between Seven Little Sisters and The Levellers. The Levellers get boring after two songs. Seven Little Sisters don't. - Kevan Roberts for Nottingham Evening Post


Cow Trousers (LP)



Seven Little Sisters music is a high energy, punchy amalgam of styles including Folk Punk, Bluegrass and Cajun music with a thumping rhythm section and three talented song writers up front. We are definitely more rock driven than folk.....think "Motorhead with an accordion" and you are in the ball park.

Seven Little Sisters gained a large and loyal following across the British Isles and main land Europe through the release of the ‘Cow Trousers’ album and almost constant gigging around hundreds of pubs, clubs, festivals and European tours. A period that would see us balancing amps on a fish tank in a Yorkshire pub one day and playing to thousands of people at a festival the next. We were performing about a 150 gigs a year. Things were going very well for us, playing with bands ranging from Big Country to ZZ Top. We were also joined on stage by Philip Chevron of The Pogues. We were playing some of the best venues in the country. We were buying new equipment and had begun to demo our second album………
But, as with all good stories, just when it seemed that Seven Little Sisters were unstoppable we were hit by a disaster that in band terms can only be described as catastrophic. In late June 1996 our tour bus, fully loaded for a German festival, complete with every instrument and piece of merchandise that we possessed was stolen just days before we were due to travel.
After the initial shock of the loss had subsided we spent a frantic few days begging and borrowing instruments and hired a transit van. We managed to get to Germany and play the festival. On our return we continued to play together, but the financial loss hit us hard, and we all felt that things would never be the same again. Within a year the band decided to split up.
Skip forward twelve years.........
After noticing an interest in the band on YouTube, and with the help of facebook, the six of us met up and despite being older and supposedly wiser we were all keen to play together again. And so the decision was made for Seven Little Sisters to reform.