Billy Strings - Home (2LP)

$27.98

Billy Strings has been hailed as the future of bluegrass, transcending tradition and genre with his high velocity, flat-picking guitar technique and intense, confessional songwriting. Home, Strings' remarkable second studio album, is undoubtedly the Michigan-born, Nashville-based artist's bravest excursion thus far, reshaping bluegrass into his own exceptional form, completely rewiring the aesthetic with elements of punk, country, folk rock, and genuine psychedelic exploration to fashion something altogether original and all his own. From the jump, Strings has infused bluegrass with his own experiences and inspirations, adopting traditional sonic and lyrical idioms to confront contemporary social truths. Songs like "Away From The Mire" and the remarkable title track are rooted in the past but as now as next week, animated by electrifying musicianship, inventive production, and Strings' irrepressible ambition. HOME marks a landmark on this constantly moving artist's ongoing creative journey, it's fearless songs and freewheeling approach recasting string-based American music in his own inimitable image.

Release date 09.27.2019

1 Taking Water
2 Must Be Seven
3 Running
4 Away from the Mire
5 Home
6 Watch It Fall
7 Long Forgotten Dream
8 Highway Hypnosis
9 Enough to Leave
10 Hollow Heart
11 Love Like Me
12 Everything's the Same
13 Guitar Peace
14 Freedom