Husband-and-wife gothic country duo Carey Kemper and Kelly Bell issued albums for much of the early '90s under the Shivers moniker. Since Kemper and Bell were essentially nomads -- they lived in an RV and home-schooled their two children -- their albums would be recorded during brief stops on their walkabout. Their self-titled debut effort appeared on the Minneapolis imprint Restless in 1994. It was a low-key, sometimes gloomy mixture of folk, roots, and country. Vocal duties were split between Kemper and Bell. Buried Life appeared in 1996; however, nothing more was heard from the Shivers, and both their Restless releases were out of print by the early 2000s.
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