Nikki & The RueMates | Rise & Shine

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Carole King Janis Joplin Memphis Minnie

More Artists From
United States - Minnesota

Other Genres You Will Love
Rock: Folk Rock Blues: Country Blues Moods: Mood: Dreamy
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

Rise & Shine

by Nikki & The RueMates

A blend of semi-psychedelic folk-rock and country-blues songs delivered by big sweet vocals and slide guitars that cry.
Genre: Rock: Folk Rock
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
just a few left.
order now!
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Train Won't Go
5:38 $0.99
clip
2. Sweet Daddy
4:52 $0.99
clip
3. Rise & Shine
5:52 $0.99
clip
4. Now That It's Over
5:52 $0.99
clip
5. My Old Dreams
5:43 $0.99
clip
6. Are You Thinking of Me
3:29 $0.99
clip
7. Mail Slot Blues
5:46 $0.99
clip
8. Apple Tree
3:00 $0.99
clip
9. Flying Low
5:43 $0.99
clip
10. Morpheus
4:57 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
On their new "Rise & Shine" CD, Nikki & The RueMates prove once again that acoustic country blues is a living, breathing, growing thing in Minnesota. They pull off the same re-animation trick for hippie folk-rock, too. Nikki Matteson is a disarming, convincing singer and an unguarded, very personal songwriter. Her beau, Rich Rue, plays a lot of great resophonic guitar and shares in the song creation and production. "Rise & Shine" is, by turns, dreamy, sexy, gritty, smooth and always intimate.

~Tom Surowitz, Star Tribune July 2012



Nikki & The RueMates have finished an album that was four years in the making. Rise & Shine is the band's answer to country-folk-rock of decades past. In a music industry where most artists seem to take yesterday's remix as a starting point, it's refreshing to hear music that has the nerve to dig a little deeper and look a little further back.

~Youa Vang, City Pages July 2012



Singer Nikki Matteson has that sweet, achy warble in her voice that makes her perfect for folk songs, country blues and roots music. She and her band the RueMates, led by guitarist and Matteson’s songwriting partner Rich Rue (also of the Hightops and Roe Family Singers), are throwing a CD release party (Friday, July 6) for their third album, “Rise & Shine.”

~The MinnPost, July 2012

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review