Josh T. Pearson - Last of the country gentlemen (Mute)


Josh T. Pearson - Last of the country gentlemen (Mute)

A man struggling with the end of a relationship. One side of a dialogue between two lovers. A dramatic storyline of religious intensity and naked honesty. This album is all of these things, and some more. Including a compelling answer to the challenge of three chords and the truth. And a deconstruction of country music, using tempo changes and squalls of overlapping, fingerpicked guitar patterns. Also Thou art loosed comes on like an out-of-phase Roy Orbison, who after all was the king of break-up records. Sad songs, in this case, say so much. You need to hear this.

*Interview with JTP coming soon

Playing Barbican Theatre, London, November 26 (with guests tba)

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