Episode 12: Chris Stalcup

Written by on October 13, 2017

On this week’s Episode of The Road Show, Airen talks with Chris Stalcup of Chris Stalcup and The Grange

Passion meets purpose—it’s a good way to describe the essence of what’s driving Chris Stalcup and the Grange’s sophomore record Downhearted Fools. Theirs is a sound like a bonfire raging behind some small-town dirt-road shanty, of a band valiantly laying bare its soul while everyone dances wildly, moonshine drunk in the Southern night. Stalcup and his band channel Gram Parsons-influenced Stones tunes like “Honky-Tonk Women” and “Wild Horses,” occasionally coming off like a collaboration between Son Volt’s Jay Farrar and Drive-By Truckers’ Mike Cooley. The songs are deeply authentic and unapologetically Southern.

TRACK LIST

  1. Bad Kisser
  2. Downhearted Fool
  3. Ogeechee River
  4. Burnin’ Up These Highways

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