Sturgill Simpson's debut album, first released in 2013 is now being made available on 180g vinyl. As with all Loose LPs, it will include a mp3 download code.
"a terrific debut album - a ravishing confection of classic country" ★★★★
"classic country with echoes of Waylon Jennings and George Jones but he never sounds like a clone - Sturgill Simpson is making country music that is second to none right now" ★★★★½
CLASSIC ROCK COUNTRY
"For far too many years now, Dale Watson has been the lone standard bearer for this style of ‘Classic Country;’ but with Sturgill Simpson we now have a new pretender to the throne." ★★★★★
"There is the gravitas of Cash in Simpson’s words yet the breezy pedal steel driven arrangements are more akin to Gram Parsons and another modern country hero, Corb Lund." ★★★★½
"a collection of country music in it’s most raw and archaic state" 7/10
THE LINE OF BEST FIT
"Total old school rebel country"
ROUGH TRADE SHOPS
"authentic country with an edge to it ...a really excellent album"
BOB HARRIS - BBC RADIO 2
1. Life Aint Fair and the World is Mean (2:06)
2. Railroad of Sin (2:04)
3. Water in a Well (3:18)
4. Sitting Here Without You (2:10)
5. The Storm (4:02)
6. You Can Have The Crown (2:50)
7. Time After All (2:37)
8. Hero (4:02)
9. Some Days (3:30)
10. Old King Coal (3:07)
11. Poor Rambler (3:45)
12. I'd Have to be Crazy (4:02)