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Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle Joshua Black Wilkins

On his new album Justin Townes Earle aims to prove a few things. Ten songs clocking in just over thirty minutes, "Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now" is one of Justin’s finest works to date harnessing his strength as a captivating storyteller.

Born Nashville, and more recently living in New York, Justin is no stranger to the road and it seems as though that road, in terms of inspiration, has led him to Memphis, for this latest album. You can draw the connection directly on a song like “Memphis in the Rain,” which he performs live for us, and more in stylistically on horn-laden, southern soul moments like “Baby’s Got A Bad Idea” and “Maria.” And that Memphis sound is a fine backdrop to these songs, which act as an open book into Earle's emotions and his past. In the unfortunate culture of the entertainment community, Earle has earned headlines more for his personal troubles than for his musical achievements. "Nothing’s Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now" has the ability to change that, most notably because Earle doesn’t shy away from his mistakes and his demons. “Won’t Be the Last Time” is a musical confession and account for his troubles. “Movin’ On” feels like a day on the road with Earle as he battles temptations and deals with his past. The honesty is so refreshing and the storytelling so real that it’s hard not be engulfed by the album.


Set List:
MEMPHIS IN THE RAIN                                 
AM I THAT LONELY TONIGHT                     
LOOK THE OTHER WAY                                  

Recent Release: Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now    
Release Date: March 26, 2012
Label: Bloodshot Records
Band Origin: Nashville, TN

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