The Sisters Judas
The siblings Lucas have done a Dylan and gone electric as Mirrortwin - and nobody's hecklin'!
Published: April 27, 2011
Dado's right too. The chemistry between the two sisters isn't, one suspects, something that can be imitated. Their natural understanding of each other, the almost uncanny way they know where the respective sibling is going to take the song, is a phenomenon that can only happen between blood relatives, and rarely even then. That's what makes Mirrortwin, and the Sisters Lucas before it, an ear-bending experience. You see two people on stage, but it's like hearing two whole halves of one.
Julie sips her coffee, smiles and says, "We put copyright on all our songs. I did it at 4 in the morning and wasn't really paying attention, and the copyright process on the government website is convoluted. Somehow I accidentally made Jamiel the sole copyright owner for all of our music. That was a good day for him."
Dado looks up with a big, shit-eating grin on his face, his expression betraying the fact that he knows how good those songs are.
"Yes," he says. "Yes it was."
The band's 10 life-changing albums
Doolittle (4AD, 1989)
Greatest Hits (Sony, 1998)
1984 (Warner, 1984)
A Love Supreme (Impulse!, 1965)
Bringing It All Back Home (Columbia, 1965)
The Best Of (Vanguard, 1990)
Tea for the Tillerman (A&M, 1970)
13 Songs (Dischord, 1989)
Are We Not Men? (Warner, 1978)
Bad Brains (ROIR, 1982)
Friday, April 29, Mirrortwin supports Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. at the Crofoot; 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac; 248-858-9333
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