This is quite exciting for last thing on a Monday afternoon. Jesse Malin has announced ‘Sunset Kids’, his first studio album in four years, to be released August 30th and produced by Lucinda Williams. Engineered by David Bianco and Geoff Sanoff, it was recorded on both coasts between the two artists’ touring schedules and features two songs co-written by Lucinda Williams including the first single, ‘Room 13’ which you can listen to below. Continue reading “Jesse Malin records album with Lucinda Williams – Listen”
Alt-country has always had a reputation as being Americana’s brattish, bastard cousin. Despite having somewhat died a death in recent years, one of its trailblazers, Jesse Malin, still continues to make exciting and relevant music to this day.
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Two of Americana UK’s favourite Americans spoke to Rolling Stone about their mutual admiration which may have been sparked by Jesse Malin’s tribute to Lucinda Williams on his 2007 album, Gutter In The Glitter. They spoke about their common ground, the songwriting process and their political leanings (both supported Bernie Saunders) amongst other things. While the pair have shared a stage at various times in the past they’ve never played together and Rolling Stone asked them if they would ever collaborate with both saying that this was a distinct possibility. Whether this was tongue in cheek is not known with Malin telling the magazine, “We’ll do like, Otis Redding and Carla Thomas.” You can read the whole interview here.