A solid addition to a vast catalog…
First new music since 2007.
It’s “Rated X”.
Sorta Totally Awesome.
Wilco, Feist, Lou Reed, Martha Wainwright, Iron & Wine, and much much more!
This thing is seriously epic.
Basically, the coolest compilation ever.
As those Canadians would say, not bad, eh?
Townes was clearly a labor of love for Steve Earle, and even if his work didn’t result in a masterpiece, listeners still get several excellent tracks and added incentive to either discover or revisit Van Zandt’s originals.
In the 2004 documentary Be Here to Love Me, Steve Earle exclaims, Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world and I’ll stand on Bob Dylan’s coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that. Though …