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Rolling Stone: Sturgill Simpson on Staying Country, Covering Nirvana on New Album

  • Rolling Stone: Sturgill Simpson on Staying Country, Covering Nirvana on New Album
    March 21, 2016

    "I'm never going to make anything other than a country record," says Simpson of upcoming LP 'A Sailor's Guide to Earth'

    When Sturgill Simpson released "Brace for Impact (Live a Little)," the first single off his eagerly awaited new album A Sailor's Guide to Earth, it illustrated an evolution of Simpson's psychedelic country sound. With a greasy Seventies blues-rock vibe and touches of organ, the song could even suggest a departure from the country genre — a misguided notion that tickles Simpson.

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on March 21, 2016 - 12:00am

"I'm never going to make anything other than a country record," says Simpson of upcoming LP 'A Sailor's Guide to Earth'

When Sturgill Simpson released "Brace for Impact (Live a Little)," the first single off his eagerly awaited new album A Sailor's Guide to Earth, it illustrated an evolution of Simpson's psychedelic country sound. With a greasy Seventies blues-rock vibe and touches of organ, the song could even suggest a departure from the country genre — a misguided notion that tickles Simpson.

Read more here.