It was no secret that the new album from Nathaniel Rateliff would take on weightier subjects than what you’ll find in his work with the Night Sweats. Rateliff was open about the central role that dealing with the breakup of his marriage and the loss of a close friend played in writing the songs for the album. The singles that were released ahead of the full album certainly lived up to the expectations that the artist had set for the project. Now that the rest of the album has been released, listeners get to experience the work as a whole. Continue reading “Nathaniel Rateliff “And It’s Still Alright” (Stax, 2020)”
Here’s another great song and great video from Nathaniel Rateliff. It’s taken from the just-released new album ‘And It’s Still Alright’. The atmospheric video was directed by Danny Clinch, who says: “I was excited to work on this tune the moment I heard its moody cinematic opening. I felt we could make a strange little film that would allow the viewer to make their own interpretation of what the song and video means to them.” Look out for Rateliff performing in the UK in April and May.
Is it just our imagination or does this latest song from Nathaniel Rateliff’s new album ‘And It’s Still Alright‘ (newly out on Stax Records) have something of a Harry Nilsson vibe to it ? There’s a laid back, smooth feel to the vocal, and a whole pile of the sweetest strings. Take a listen, see what you think. Continue reading “Nathaniel Rateliff “All Or Nothing” – Listen”
It’s Nathaniel Rateliff. What’s not to like? This is the title track from Rateliff’s first solo album in seven years, due out on 14th February. It’s a beautiful song, showcasing Rateliff’s characterful vocals and masterful song writing. It’s theme is the passing of his friend Richard Swift, who produced two albums for Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats. Continue reading “Video: Nathaniel Rateliff “And It’s Still Alright””