The War and Treaty’s name alone conjures images of struggle, conflict, sacrifice, and the eventual birth of a lasting peace.

They’re a powerhouse that’s internationally renowned and long appreciated for live shows built on a revival-like intensity. The first major-label release from the acclaimed husband-and-wife duo Lover’s Game lands like a romantic bomb.

Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Trotter joined us in the Gumbo Kitchen for a conversation.