Stapleton is "Starting Over" today
Friday, November 13, 2020
– Chris Stapleton returns with "Starting Over," his first album in three years. Stapleton wrote 11 of the 14 songs, while also including three covers: John Fogerty's "Joy Of My Life" and Guy Clark's "Worry B Gone" and "Old Friends." Stapleton recorded the disc at Nashville's RCA Studio A with more recording at Muscle Shoals Sound and Compass Sound Studio. Dave Cobb once again produced.
Josh Abbott Band is out with the self-released "The Highway Kind." The follow-up to 2017's string and horn-infused "Until My Voice Goes Out," the 10-track album was recorded at Sonic Ranch in El Paso, Texas and produced by Marshall Altman (Marc Broussard, Frankie Ballard, Aaron Watson).
Gillian Welch has had a busy year, releasing "Boots No. 2: The Lost Songs, Vol. 3" today. This is the third installment in recent months of a cache of recordings from the vaults of Welch and recording partner David Rawlings. "Cowboy Rides Away" is the new single from the 17-song release.
Easton Corbin is out with a six-song EP, "Didn't Miss a Beat." He had a hand in writing all six songs. Corbin is best known for "A Little More Country Than that" and "Roll With It."
Kameron Marlowe released his self-titled debut. He was a contestant on season 15 of NBC's "The Voice." His first single is "Burn 'Em All."
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Chris Stapleton's "Starting Over" release is one of those rare beauties of an album, where your favorite track may change from day to day. All of 'em are just that great. It is, simply put, Stapleton's best full-length to date.
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