They say Sturgill Simpson could save country music. He says, “I’m just trying to save myself.” How’s he mix old-school outlaw with New Age romanticism on his 2nd album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music? Watch our review to find out.
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• Waylon Jennings’ long-lost cousin finds Omnipresent Love in a bag of mushrooms
• Outlaw country the way Hank, Willie & Waylon envisioned it, with all the trappings of 21st century sound production
Living the Dream, A Little Light, Just Let Go, It AIn’t All Flowers
“But am I dreaming or am I dying? / Either way I don’t mind / It feels so good you just can’t help but crying / You have to let go so the soul can fall” — Just Let Go
“Lately things have been a little complicated / Quality of life has got me down / Sex is cheap and talk is overrated” — Life of Sin
Sturgill Simpson — Metamodern Sounds in Country Music — ALBUM REVIEW
Episode #66 — Released 5/20/14
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