Big Harp readies debut with video for 'Everybody Pays'

Low, the Handsome Family and Mates of State have made it work, now Big Harp is joining the ranks of husband-wife bands balancing catchy indie-rock songs with family duties.

Big Harp is the project of Chris Senseney (vocals, guitar, keyboards) and Stefanie Drootin-Senseney (bass, backing vocals), who had a kid, got married, had a second kid and started a band, all within the past few years. Having recently signed to Nebraska label Saddle Creek, the duo has posted a video for the song “Everybody Pays,” recorded during an in-store appearance at the Saddle Creek Shop in Omaha.

It’s a simple, affecting tune built around Senseney’s rich voice, a full, round bass and a steady, subdued guitar pattern jangling in the background. You can download the song here.

Big Harp’s album, “White Hat,” is due Sept. 13.

Big Harp: Everybody Pays from Love Drunk on Vimeo.

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