Levee Drivers cover Chris Kasper's "Walking on Water" in a new Cover Club session - WXPN | Vinyl At Heart

Levee Drivers | photo courtesy of Root Down in the ShadowStarting off the second season of Root Down in the Shadow’s Cover Club series are Levee Drivers with their version of Chris Kasper‘s “Walking on Water.”  The local roots rock band, led by August John Lutz III and featuring steel guitar by Kyle Perella and Ben Plotnick on bass, took the acoustic pop original and gave it a dreamy, Americana make-over, warmed by three-part harmonies and a soothing down-tempo shift.  On choosing this particular Philadelphia compatriot to cover, Lutz explained:

Chris Kasper is just a great singer/songwriter – period.  He’s been a personal favorite of mine for years now, whether it’s his solo work, his live shows with a full band, or his side project Foxhound.  He has a very honest voice and an amazingly polished yet rough sound, especially on his new album Bagabones.  I’m really excited to see what he comes out with next.

Watch the video below and then listen to the original.

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