Justin Townes Earle

The Saint Of Lost Causes

£23.99
  • Justin Townes Earle - The Saint Of Lost Causes
24th May 2019 / CD & LP / New West

Justin Townes Earle

The Saint Of Lost Causes

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Eighth Studio album The Saint Of Lost Causes finds American roots troubadour Justin Townes Earle an artist who is unflinching and unequivocal in his truth. When writing this album, Earle focused on a different America - the disenfranchised and the downtrodden, the oppressed and the oppressors, the hopeful and the hopeless. There’s the drugstore-cowboy-turned-cop-killer praying for forgiveness on track ‘Appalachian Nightmare’ and the common Michiganders persevering through economic and industrial devastation  on ‘Flint City Shake It’; the stuck mother dreaming of a better life on the right side of the California tracks  on ‘Over Alameda’ and the Cuban man in New York City, weighed down by a world of regret -  ‘Ahi Esta Mi Nina’  We find the ‘used up’ soul desperate to get to New Orleans on ‘Ain’t Got No Money’ and the ‘sons of bitches’ in West Virginia poisoning the land and sea  on ‘Don’t Drink The Water’. These are individuals and communities in every corner of the country, struggling through the ordinary - and sometimes extraordinary - circumstances of everyday life.

2LP Indies only format is on split metallic gold / yellow coloured vinyl

The Saint Of Lost Causes
Ain’t Got No Money
Mornings In Memphis
Don’t Drink The Water
Frightened By The Sound
Flint City Shake It
Over Alameda
Pacific Northwestern
Blues
Appalachian Nightmare
Say Baby
Ahi Esta Mi Nina
Talking To Myself

Format /CD & LP
Released /24th May 2019
Catalogue / NW5305LP
Barcode / 607396530519
Label /New West
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