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Shovels & Rope band explores relationships and family through music

Shovels & Rope (Leslie Ryan McKellar)
Shovels & Rope (Leslie Ryan McKellar)

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We revisit host Peter O’Dowd’s 2022 conversation with musicians Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst about their band Shovels & Rope’s album “Manticore.” The album features a number of songs about relationships and family. Trent and Hearst are married with two children.

The band is on tour in the U.S. now.

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