Justin Townes Earle announces new record, due May – Listen

We leave you this weekend dearest of readers with news that Justin Townes Earle has announced news of a new album – due out May 25th on the New West label, ‘The Saint of Lost Causes’ sees Earle reunite with his erstwhile producer Adam Bednarik in Nashville following his sojourn to Omaha for 2017’s ‘Kids in the Street’ record which he recorded with Bright Eyes’ Mike Mogis (which coincidentally used to be the name of my rabbit – Bright Eyes that is, not Mike Mogis). 

RS Country describes the lead track from it ‘Ain’t Got No Money’ as “lean and wiry, built around a locked-in riff that calls to mind James McMurtry’s “Choctaw Bingo” and never loses step with Earle’s bitten-off, occasionally slurred vocal about trying to find the cash to make it to New Orleans.” It already sounds like it might be a more low-key affair than its predecessor.  The full track listing is below.  Have a good one.

‘The Saint of Lost Causes’ track listing:

The Saint of Lost Causes
Ain’t Got No Money
Mornings in Memphis
Don’t Drink the Water
Frightened by the Sound
Flint City Shake It
Over Alameda
Pacific Northwestern Blues
Appalachian Nightmare
Say Baby
Ahi Esta Mi Nina
Talking to Myself


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Mark Whitfield has been Editor of Americana UK for the last 20 years while also working in public health as his day job, which has been kind of busy recently.

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