Q&A Scene

Q&A Scene: Brooke Penrose – Saint Jude for Reservoir Stomp

Melbourne’s Saint Jude shamelessly wear a rhythm and soul tapestry of influences on their sleeves. Reminiscent of the Muscle Shoals and Shangri-La eras of rhythm-drenched country-soul and rock’n’roll, Saint Jude ring out in a mess of jangling guitars, swirling organ and tapered four-piece gospel harmonies that have become synonymous with their dynamic live show. Born out of Melbourne’s country and rhythm scene, Saint Jude debuted in 2011 to rave reviews as a PBS FM’s album of the week, with The Age’s Jo Roberts contending that ‘[they’re] one of the best new bands you’ll hear all year’. […]