There has been a lot of anticipation for this new album from Jeremy Pinnell following on from the much acclaimed debut OH/KY. The Cincinnati singer has seen a fair amount of blood on the floor while looking to find the kind of affection that everyone needs and seeks. This album affirms Pinnell as a genuine contender, and in truth, more honest to goodness traditional country music minded that either Chris Stapleton or Jason Isbell. Nothing against those two gentlemen who are p
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The Sound of Bakersfield on Steroids. I don’t know what constitutes ‘Country Music’ any more; but as Kris Kristofferson once said “If it sounds Country, then it IS Country!” So, using that adage Jeremy Pinnell may look like a Victorian Child Catcher on the album cover; but the songs he writes and music he makes is pure 21st Century Country Music…..but with a very dark streak at it’s heart.
Opening song finds Jeremy’s voice creaking at the seams on the Ballad of 1892; a tale
Northern Kentucky singer-songwriter Jeremy Pinnell certainly knows his way round an Americana roots number, and also music steeped in honky tonk themes. Possessing a sound not unlike a close cousin of Waylon Jennings, like he was in his prime, back in the 1970s. Or on coming up to date I can hear shades of Otis Gibbs and Ramsay Midwood on some cuts. I dare say fans of Ags Connolly wanting to sample music a little more adventuress will likewise be bowled over by Pinnell (and
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