This is from gritty singer-songwriter Rod Picott’s latest album ‘Tell The Truth And Shame The Devil‘, which is out now, outstanding and a career-high, and that’s saying something. He’s on tour all over the UK from October 4th and you really should go. We are.
Nashville-based troubadour Rod Picott has announced some UK tour dates for next month in support of his new album ‘Tell The Truth & Shame The Devil’, kicking off in Glasgow on October 3rd.
This is Rod Picott’s third album in almost as many years, but this one is a little different to his previous recent efforts. Songs on ‘Tell The Truth and Shame The Devil’ were written after a serious health scare that Picott experienced during the winter of 2018 and reflect on some of his life experiences and regrets … Continue reading “Rod Picott “Tell The Truth & Shame The Devil” (Broken Jukebox Media, 2019)”
Rod Picott’s pedigree is prodigious and it shows in his music. In this album, produced by Neilson Hubbard in Nashville, he is framed by standout musicians: Will Kimborough, Lex Price, Evan Hutchings and Kris Donegan. His recent tour of the UK will have re-emphasised his stature. He says of ‘Out Past The Wires’ that it … Continue reading “Rod Picott “Out Past The Wires” (Welding Rod Records, 2018)”
Ahead of a big March tour and taken from his superb new double album Out Past The Wires, this is a typically honest and raw song from the great Rod Picott.
Rod Picott has been recording for 17 years now which is almost as long as this century’s been around, his debut album ‘Tiger Tom Dixon’s Blues’ putting a nail in the coffin of his construction career and launching his second wind in life as a songwriter. His new album ‘Out Past the Wires’ spans two … Continue reading “Rod Picott lands in UK for tour next month”
From his new double album and undoubted career high (which is saying something) Out Past The Wires, released on February 16th, this is the mighty Rod Picott. He’s in the UK in March and you really shouldn’t miss him.
Americana UK described Rod Picott, some years back, as, “the best of the current crop of Americana singer-songwriters.” Over the course of eight albums the one time sheet rock hanger (that’s plasterboard on this side of the water) has consistently proved us right while his live appearances are always eagerly anticipated. Good news then that … Continue reading “Rod Picott’s Circus of Misery and Heartbreak is coming back to the UK”
With his thirteenth solo release, Canadian singer/songwriter Stephen Fearing, takes stock – not only of his own life – but he also zooms out to make broader observations. Fearing is best know as a founder member of Canadian alt-country outfit Blackie and The Rodeo Kings, but he has a magnificent back catalogue in his own … Continue reading “Stephen Fearing “The Unconquerable Past” (Fear & Loathing Music, 2019)”
In Glasgow, as a damp and dreich winter beckons, October has at least one beacon lighting up the dark nights, the annual Glasgow Americana Festival which has been warming the hearts of music lovers for 13 years now. Spanning five days and six venues, this year’s festival offered 19 performers, an elegant balance of local … Continue reading “Glasgow Americana Festival, 2nd – 6th October 2019”