A month after playing President Joe Biden’s official home states inauguration celebration event, acclaimed Philadelphia act Low Cut Connie has release the official music video for “Charyse,” the new single from their critically-acclaimed double album Private Lives out now via Contender Records. This past Saturday, the band partnered with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for a special episode of their livestream show “Tough Cookies” which featured interviews with original members from Sly and the Family Stone. The full episode is available to watch here: https://youtu.be/O2keG1sEgJM
“There are 8 million stories in the Naked City. Charyse is just one of them. I love singing about her,” says frontman Adam Weiner of the song.
On Saturday, Low Cut Connie aired their 79th episode of their twice-weekly livestream variety show “Tough Cookies” in partnership with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Adam Weiner interviewed original members from Sly and the Family Stone including Jerry Martini, Larry Graham, Freddie Stone, Greg Errico, as well as Phunne Stone, the daughter of Sly Stone and Cynthia Robinson.
“I’m so happy to be able to help tell the story of one of the greatest bands of all time,” states Adam Weiner. “Sly & the Family Stone expanded our minds and moved our asses like no other before, and I’m just so impressed that the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame trusted me and ‘Tough Cookies’ with this project.”
Low Cut Connie released Private Lives last year to rave reviews, ultimately earning its place on a slew of year-end lists. The album landed at #34 on Rolling Stone’s “50 best Albums of 2020” list, #4 on Fresh Air’s Ken Tucker‘s ten best albums of the year, and #1 on PopMatters‘ “25 Best Americana Albums of 2020” list. Capping off the year, The New Yorker dubbed Adam Weiner “Pandemic Person of the Year.” The album’s last single, the title track “Private Lives,” was also one of “Public Radio’s Most Popular Songs Of 2020.”