"LOOKING BACK TO SEE " ~ Audrey Auld and Bill Chambers (1999)
All songs written by Audrey Auld except 'Alcohol & Pills' by Fred Eaglesmith and 'Jackson' by G. Rodgers/B.Wheeler.
* Denotes original song
Featuring classic country duets and close harmony singing Bill Chambers and Audrey Auld take their inspiration from Gram Parsons
& Emmylou Harris, George & Tammy, Porter & Dolly and the Louvin Brothers, then fuse these influences with a style that's all their own.
* Winner of Best Album - Australian Independant Country Music Awards 1999
* Golden Guitar Finalists 2000 - Vocal Group/Duo
"BILL & AUDREY REVIVE CLASSIC DUET SOUND DOWN UNDER”
"If you're in the mood for some serious country music, look no further than the current Australian release "Looking Back To See" by Bill & Audrey on Reckless Records.... Together, they create the classic country duet sound that just isn't heard anymore. The title cut and "We'll Sweep Out The Ashes In The Morning" are especially compelling."
~ Chet Flippo, 1999
THE JOURNAL OF COUNTRY MUSIC
"No hesitant irony infects this recreation of a 1950s-era barroom jukebox. Audrey's mournfully beautiful voice joins with Bill's plainer one in some quietly startling harmony work, and the man who doesn't cry when they sing Rik Grech's "Kiss the Children" is cut off."
3RD COAST REVIEW
"Jim Ed Brown & Helen Cornelius' title track can be taken as a mission statement for these Australians who, almost miraculously, revive what seemed lost beyond all prayer of recovery, the art of country duets. I've heard a lot of good lead and a lot of good harmony, but though I could
reel off a long list of male and female singers, names you'd recognise, whom I've heard making a miserable mess of it, I can't remember when I last heard a really well done country duet. Can it really have been Parsons & Harris? Bill & Audrey fill this aching void with a very nifty mix, a classic, Carl & Pearl Butler's "We'll Sweep Out the Ashes in the Morning", well thought out duet adaptations ... and seven originals, notably 'Road of Regret' and 'Losing Side of Love', which stand up very well in this company. As a vocalist, Audrey really has that spinetingling 40s/50s hillbillyette sound... Bill & Audrey looked back and saw something they could do that nobody else was doing, and they do it with an utterly disarming simplicity and lack of selfconsciousness. In short, they sound like they've been timewarped from the golden age of country duets." ~ John Conquest, USA