Husband and wife duo featuring Mike Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount Trotter. Now known as The War and Treaty.
Tanya Blount and Michael Trotter Jr Photos - 1 of 22 Photos - (L-R) Tanya Blount of The War and Treaty, Nathaniel Rateliff and Michael Trotter Jr. of The War and Treaty take photos backstage during the 2018 Americana Music Honors and Awards at Ryman Auditorium on September 12, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. 11, 2018 - Source: Jason Kempin/Getty Images North America) more pics from this album . Tanya Blount Photostream Michael Trotter Jr Photostream.
BLOUNT TROTTER: It still brings me to tears. I mean, we were so young, and we were so pure. MARTIN: What is it that's making you cry even now? BLOUNT TROTTER: You know, we were just doing music - the same reason why I do music now - because we loved it. And, you know, 20 years later, I'm able to be on NPR, you know, and that song still matters. That's why we do music - for it to matter. MARTIN: Wow. BLOUNT TROTTER: And it brings me to tears that it still matters. soundbite of song, "If IT's in your heart"). THE WAR AND TREATY: (Singing).
In 2016, Blount released a duet album with her husband as Trotter and Blount. Titled Love Affair, the album spawned the single "Imagine". The duo also released "Hi Ho" that year as The War and Treaty. Hi Ho" was described by Paste writer Chris Estey as 'the break out soul hit'. In 2017, The War and Treaty released the EP Down to the River, described as a mix of 'blues, gospel, soul, bluegrass, country' and heralded by Estey as 'a splendidly made immediate classic about conflict and redemption.
|3||Called by Name|
|6||Only one you love|
|7||Heaven is Real|
|11||Love From a Pure Heart|
|12||Now I Know|
- Producer – Trotter & Blount
- Songwriter – Trotter & Blount