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The Truehearts

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​”Goodbye Virginia… 10 hours west to Nashville… I’m looking for a promise I don’t know if I’ll find.” So sing The Truehearts on their second CD, Purgatory Emporium which documents the duo’s – life partners Debra Buonaccorsi and Steve McWilliams – move from the Virginia area to Nashville on a ten track collection that is awash with jangly guitars, bouyant melodies, pristine harmonies, and heartfelt, relatable lyrics. One of the album’s standout tracks, “Simple Life,” is an honest look at the difficult choices we make in life – and the questions that accompany them.
“Maybe I should have chosen a simpler life
Maybe I should have chosen sunnier skies
Wish that I could see through different eyes
Maybe a simple life is just a lie” ~ The Daily Country

The Truehearts (formerly The Hummingbyrds) are an Americana duo comprised of singer/songwriters Debra Buonaccorsi (vocals, guitar, accordion) & Steve McWilliams (vocals, guitar, mandolin). Their original music is characterized by close harmonies and close ties to the roots of American country and folk music; rich with the sound of wood and steel and stories of the everyman. Their songs are melodic, expressive and muscular, ranging from melancholic ballads to boot-stomping rockabilly.​

Together, with the combination of their unique talents, vocal power and excellent musicianship, Buonaccorsi and McWilliams make musical magic. They bring to mind the tradition of great American songwriting duos of the past… Cash and Carter, Harris and Parsons…. Buonaccorsi and Mcwilliams songs are honest poetry with themes of love, life, death and alienation all wrapped up in a package of sheer musical joy. Songs that seek answers to the same questions that confront us all.