Tennessean Andrew Combs, an artist who has managed to make big strides both in the indie and Americana worlds over four beautifully crafted albums, is an increasingly regular visitor to these shores over the last few years. His excellent live shows are perfectly accompanied by albums that resonate soulfully, emotionally and politically. With ‘Ideal Man’ just … Continue reading “Interview: Andrew Combs on new album, politics and how fatherhood is shaping his future”
Andrew Combs isn’t someone who can be accused of sticking to a tried and tested formula in an attempt to court popularity. Quite the contrary. Since he burst onto the music scene in 2012 with the classic country folk of ‘Worried Man’ (recently re-issued by Loose), he’s since gravitated towards a more psychedelic and indie … Continue reading “Andrew Combs + Kirby Brown, the Lexington, London, 10th December, 2019”
Andrew Combs has looked to explore new territory since venturing out of his hometown of Nashville, not just in a literal sense, but also with the release of his latest album ‘Ideal Man’ whose recording technique is more experimental than previous releases.
This is from Andrew Combs fourth album, ‘Ideal Man‘, out now. It’s a rich and atmospheric song of love and loss and pretty popular round these parts. Good video too. He’s on tour in Europe and the UK from the middle of this month as well.
This is a very interesting album – not least because it’s asking you to expand the concept of what you consider “Americana”; and we’re not just talking about a bit of pop sensibility or some string washes. Combs is a Nashville based singer/songwriter, originally from Dallas Texas, and “Ideal Man” is his fourth studio album. … Continue reading “Andrew Combs “Ideal Man” (New West Records, 2019)”
Andrew Combs is best known, to date, for his Laurel Canyonesque singer-songwriter albums but this is all set to change with his new album ‘Ideal Man’ which is released today. ‘Ideal Man‘ sees Combs set aside his acoustic side on several songs in favour of atmospheric synthesisers and distorted electric guitars.
This is Nashville man Andrew Combs new single, taken from his latest album “Ideal Man“, out on September 20th. He’s in Europe in November & December too, including a London date on December 10th.
Dashing Nashville native (but now Nashville based) Andrew Combs kicks off his European tour this week, which coincides with a re-issue of his first album, ‘Worried Man’. The deluxe digital edition includes new re-cuts of two tracks, including ‘Too Stoned To Cry’, which you can hear below. Hey, we’ve all been there.
If you are a lover of beautifully crafted, passionate and intelligently written Americana songs then an Andrew Combs gig is always going to be something special. Andrew is one of those enigma artists who everybody that comes across his work is amazed that he is not far more famous than his current standing. Tonight was … Continue reading “Andrew Combs + Eric McEntee, The Victoria, Dalston, 1st November 2017”
Sixty seconds into show opener Rose Colored Blues and the famously hard to please Borderline feet were tapping. Quite an achievement for an Americana songsmith faced with a London crowd of semi-interested drinkers with a copy of Time Out in one hand and a pint of Pride in the other, but Andrew Combs cuts through … Continue reading “Andrew Combs, London Borderline, 9th May 2017”