Infectious duo, Sugar + the Hi-Lows (Trent Dabbs and Amy Stroup) have sweet new music for fans. The band recently joined forces with the Nashville Ballet for Attitude, an innovative choreographed show where they performed along to Johnny Cash songs. As a result of the overwhelming response from the ballet, Sugar + the Hi-Lows are releasing the live recordings in the seven-track release, Wild Desire (Johnny Cash Live Sessions) available July 22. The songs were recorded live in the studio and tracked, all in less than three days. Wild Desire (Johnny Cash Live Sessions) includes Cash favorites such as “God’s Gonna Cut You Down,” “Hurt” and “I Walk The Line.”
In an interview with USA Today, Stroup recalls, “I remember hearing a story that June Carter Cash wrote ‘Ring of Fire’ and was either playing it or performing it for Johnny Cash. He had a dream and he heard mariachi horns, then he recorded his version. For this song, we wanted to go back to how June wrote it, just as a simple love song and bring out the melodic side of things. Take it back to how it was written.” See the whole article here.