Tim Easton: Prickly Blues, Soft Americana

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From his musical beginnings in Ohio to his time busking in the streets of Paris to the stretch he spent making bedroom recordings in Nashville, Tim Easton has displayed a good deal of persistence. He's contributed to several bands and scored films, and is currently focusing on his solo career. Since the release of 1998's Special 20, the roots-rock singer-songwriter has released five more highly acclaimed records, including this year's Porcupine.

Set List

  • "Burgundy Red"
  • "Broke My Heart"
  • "Northbound"
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With its prickly blues exterior and soft Americana interior, the aptly named Porcupine pulls together the best of both genres and much more. Released in April, the collection of country-tinged songs also visits soulful territory, while held together by Easton's roughed-up vocals.

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Album
Porcupine
Artist
Tim Easton
Label
Blue Rose
Released
2009

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