The Civil Wars

Joy Williams Opens Up About the Civil Wars' Marriages
One of the great surprises to fans of folk duo the Civil Wars is this: they aren't married to each other. It was their yearning and emotional lyrics -- along with obvious onstage chemistry -- which created a myth of a love story that wasn't really there. And according to Joy Williams, that aspect was sometimes like playing with fire.
Album Spotlight: The Civil Wars, ‘The Civil Wars’ – ToC Critic’s Pick
The great mystery that sews intrigue at the root of 'The Civil Wars' is how two people who clearly don't get along can pretend with such conviction. The second album from this duo isn't tainted by disdain, contempt or ambivalence that hardens one's heart. In fact, it's more emotional than their Grammy-winning debut album. So clearly they're either brilliant actors, or they're in love.
The Civil Wars Make Big Announcement About Upcoming Summer Album
Music fans all over the world were devastated when Grammy-winning folk duo the Civil Wars surprisingly suddenly canceled their tour last autumn. In fact, it seemed that the band was possibly over for good, although they hinted at new music in 2013. As of today, Joy Williams and John Paul White have made an exciting announcement about their upcoming summer album.
Early Winner!
Taylor Swift and the Civil Wars won country music's first 2013 Grammy Award on Sunday night (Feb. 10), taking home the gold for Best Song Written for Visual Media during the ceremony's pre-show webcast. 'Safe and Sound,' recorded for 'The Hunger Games' soundtrack, beat out songs by Arcade Fire, Birdy with Mumford & Sons, Katharine McPhee with Megan Hilty and Jason Segal and Walter.
Did the Civil Wars Break Up?
While millions of Americans were distracted by the election and polling results, some major news hit the country music circuit. Popular folk duo the Civil Wars posted a message on Tuesday (Nov. 6) that leads fans to believe that they might be breaking up.

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