Childers releases sophomore effort
Friday, August 2, 2019 – Tyler Childers' sophomore disc, "Country Squire," is out today via Hickman Holler Records/RCA Records. This marks the traditional country singer's first release in partnership with RCA Records, Sturgill Simpson and David Ferguson produced the nine-song disc at The Butcher Shoppe in Nashville. Simpson also produced Childers' debut, "Purgatory," which seemed very positive reviews in 2017.
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At nearly two hours long, just listening all the way through Tyler Childers' gospel release is a challenging project in and of itself. It's an eight-song album, but each of these eight songs is played three different ways. Recorded with his band The Food Stamps, these three 'albums' are also given descriptive names. Hallelujah versions captures Childers and his band playing live in the studio during a two-day period. The Jubilee selections pile on the instrumentation, including ...
Over the course of the 10 songs on "Purgatory," Lawrence County, Ky.'s Tyler Childers establishes himself as one of the brightest new songwriting stars - an insightful author blessed with an ability to capture and convey gritty snapshots of rural American life.
The scenes depicted in these songs are so vivid and evocative that listeners are left to ponder if these are autobiographical stories or works of fiction.
There is no better example here than "Banded Clovis," a ...