Video: Jerry Joseph with Drive-By Truckers “Sugar Smacks”

The latest single from Jerry Joseph is seven minutes of controlled aggression and a charged political assessment of the world around him.  It is, as he sings, “…a rubber ball full of rage.”  Patterson Hood of the Drive-By Truckers, again performing as Joseph’s band, says, “It might be the most punk rock song I’ve heard in twenty years (or more).  As a founding member of Drive-By Truckers, I place this track among my favourite moments of this band’s discography and the rest of them are in unanimous agreement with me about that.”  That’s some statement but it is hard to disagree.  It’s a track that stays with you, particularly the raw emotion, long after listening. Continue reading “Video: Jerry Joseph with Drive-By Truckers “Sugar Smacks””

Jerry Joseph “Full Body Echo” – Listen

It’s time for Jerry Joseph’s second single from his new album ‘The Beautiful Madness‘ which will be released on August 21st on Décor Records.  Produced by Patterson Hood, Jerry Joseph also has the benefit of being backed by Drive-By Truckers.  Continue reading “Jerry Joseph “Full Body Echo” – Listen”

Video Premiere: Jerry Joseph with Drive By Truckers “Days of Heaven”

Though less well-known on our side of the pond, Jerry Joseph is a hugely respected songwriter, championed by the likes of Jason Isbell and Patterson Hood of Drive By Truckers. Indeed the Truckers are such fans of his work that Hood has produced Joseph’s upcoming album and the band have backed him on the new record.  Today, we’re announcing that the new album ‘The Beautiful Madness’ will drop on 21st August on Decor Records and we’re celebrating with this fabulous video premiere of ‘Days of Heaven’Continue reading “Video Premiere: Jerry Joseph with Drive By Truckers “Days of Heaven””