Album: The Nashville Sound
Label: Southeastern/Thirty Tigers
Release date: June 16, 2017
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jason Isbell and his 400 Unit backing band will release The Nashville Sound on June 16 via Southeastern Records/Thirty Tigers. The follow-up to 2015’s Something More Than Free was also produced by Dave Cobb and is the first official Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit album since 2011’s Here We Rest.
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit recorded The Nashville Sound at Nashville’s legendary RCA Studio A. Isbell penned 10 new songs for the LP which are said to “address a range of real life subject matters that include politics and cultural privilege (‘White Man’s World’), longing nostalgia (‘The Last Of My Kind’), love and mortality (‘If We Were Vampires’), the toxic effect of today’s pressures (‘Anxiety’), the remnants of a break up (‘Chaos and Clothes’) and finding hope (‘Something To Love’).” The 400 Unit features Derry deBorja (keyboards), Chad Gamble (drums), Jimbo Hart (bass), Amanda Shires (fiddle) and Sadler Vaden (guitar).
The group launches an extensive summer tour June 17 in Asheville that runs through October, with a five-night stand at the Ryman Auditorium on Oct. 10, 11, 13, 14, and 15. He also travels to Europe for an international tour Oct. 25-Nov. 14 that hits Dublin, London, Paris, Brussels, and Copenhagen, among others.
The Nashville Sound Track Listing:
“The Last of My Kind”
“White Man’s World”
“If We Were Vampires”
“Chaos and Clothes”
“Hope the High Road”
“Something to Love”
*All songs written by Jason Isbell except “Anxiety,” written by Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires