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Wednesday, June 17, 2020 – Canadian singer Colter Wall will put out self-produced album, "Western Swing & Waltzes and Other Punchy Songs," from La Honda Records/Thirty Tigers on Aug. 28.

Wall and his band put down 10 new songs at Yellow Dog Studios in Texas. From his previous recording sessions with Dave Cobb at the helm, Wall began to take in what it meant to produce a record.

Wall's band is Patrick Lyons (pedal steel, Dobro, mandolin), Jake Groves (harmonica), Jason Simpson (bass) and Aaron Goodrich (drums); joined by Emily Gimble on piano and Doug Moreland on fiddle.

Wall-penned "Talkin' Prairie Boy" features onlyWall's voice and guitar.

"These songs are punchier than I am," said the Saskatchewan, Canada native.

The track list is:
Western Swing & Waltzes
I Ride An Old Paint/Leavin' Cheyenne
Big Iron
Henry and Sam
Diamond Joe
High and Mighty
Talkin' Prairie Boy
Rocky Mountain Rangers
Houlihans at the Holiday Inn

Wall's discography includes the breakout "Imaginary Appalachia" and two acclaimed full-length collections, "Colter Wall" and "Songs of the Plains."

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