Israel Nash is back with ‘Topaz’, his first album since 2018’s critically acclaimed ‘Lifted’ which deservedly featured in our end of year list for the year. Set for release in March 2021, ‘Topaz’ is described as “a triumphant rock-and-roll experiment, full of fat horns, gospel choruses, swagger, hope, and pain.” Not that we haven’t had enough pain for one year!
“Music can be the space where people think––even just for a few minutes,” says Nash. “The space is not about changing their lives or political views or their party ticket. It’s about creating something that prompts reflection in a moment––and those reflections have other chain reactions.”
To mark the announcement, Nash has shared the ‘Topaz EP’ – 5 tracks taken from the upcoming album – alongside am intimate live performance video of ‘Canyonheart’ shot at his home studio ‘Plum Creek Sound’ in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Austin. You check both out below. The full-length studio album ‘Topaz’ will be released on the 12th March 2021 on Limited Edition Turquoise Blue vinyl, standard black vinyl, CD and digitally. You can pre-order it here.
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