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If you can’t do this, get out of the business!”
— David Letterman after The Suffers performed GWAN on the Late Show
It was a perfect mix of power and delicacy, as the band held back at moments only to steamroll me when my guard was down.
— Bob Boilen (NPR Tiny Desk)
It’s clear her music comes from deep within. Girl feels it, and as such, so do we
With its buttery horn arrangements, funky guitar licks, and lead singer Kam Franklin’s bubbly vocals, ‘Make Some Room’… sounds like it stepped straight out of the ’70s soul-pop movement that produced Honey Cone.
— Miles Raymer (Entertainment Weekly)
The Suffers are a ten-piece soul collective that steeps their tracks in jazzy history with a modern twist. They’re the sort of neo-retro group you never knew music was so badly missing
— Brennan Carley (Spin Magazine)
Much like Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Franklin and The Suffers can own a room...it won’t be long before people are making room for The Suffers.
— Reggie Ugwu (Buzzfeed)
Gwan...features a bold conga breakdown and devastating Chaka Khan-like vocals from Kam Franklin.
— Andy Langer (The New York Times/Texas Monthly)
...a blend of the big-band sound of Sharon Jones and the Dapp Kingsmixed with the smoky vocal prowess of Pattie Labelle, all packaged together with the care-free flutter of a Norah Jones’ production.
— Clark McCaskill (Earmilk)

Winner of eleven 2015 Houston Press Music Awards including:

BEST LOCAL SONG: The Suffers, “Gwan”
BEST LOCAL MUSIC VIDEO: The Suffers, “Make Some Room”
LOCAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: Kam Franklin, The Suffers
BEST LIVE ACT: The Suffers
BEST FEMALE VOCALS: Kam Franklin, The Suffers
BEST DRUMMER: Nick Zamora, The Suffers
BEST KEYBOARDS: Patrick Kelly, The Suffers
BEST HORNS: The Suffers