RS Country interview Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires

RS Country are running a nice little (not so little actually) interview today with Americana royalty (in a Republican way) (that’s Republican in the UK sense) (why did I start this?) Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires who talk to them about their new albums, how they both met and speaking out in the era of Trump. It’s a really interesting discussion where Isbell asserts that he’s more of a rock guy than americana and Shires says that some of her songs are popular because “they fuckin’ rock.”  There’s a lot of rock in the interview.  Head to RS Country to read it, or don’t bother and watch Jason and Amanda singing their lovely vampire song below.

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Author: Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield has been the Editor of Americana UK for the last 17 years and still feels like this is his pretend job, mainly because it is.

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