Sturgill Simpson’s Keeps His Bluegrass Promise This Friday Photo via Sturgill Simpson Instagram In the worst kept secret in current days Sturgill Simpson is set to release his first solo bluegrass album, titled ‘Cuttin’ Grass Vol. November 1, 2017 @ CMT started airing it at the end of October. I am in the camp with Honky, until he comes back to his country roots I’m not going to buy an album of anybodies if it isn’t country, period. If he prefers Midland to Sturgill, I’m pretty sure he doesn’t know a fretboard from his elbow. 10:31 pm. 9:59 pm, Jimi Hendrix deleted all his social media accounts before releasing Electric Ladyland…true story…based on real life events…, F Minor to C His lyrics are included with all of his music, and there may be a few you have to look up, but once you know them, you can understand what he’s saying. November 3, 2017 @ 4:38 pm. I love Mo’s song “boy and a girl thing”. You still have Midland, so don’t fret. Sturgill Simpson, after having deleted ALL his social media properties on multiple occasions, including his Instagram account, either re-institutes his Instagram account or starts a new one, and starts posting stuff. I mean he can’t go wrong if he gonna do something inspired by that song… , Dylan : ), Clyde Isn’t he taking a page out of Taylor Swift’s playbook right now..? 240.1k Followers, 0 Following, 0 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Sturg⚡️iLL (@sturgillsimpson) What a blessing that would be. Know what you mean. 5:45 am. November 2, 2017 @ Had to correct myself there. I got so hooked on the older, unique country sound of Sturgill and Sunday Valley in their YouTube videos. However, I do like how he bashes the Nashville establishment any chance he gets. 7:13 pm, Summer Jam I know he’s scheduled to play the Sweetwater 420 fest in Atlanta. Honky What is going on with Sturgill Simpson these days? He’s a poet, he’s a picker Honky That’s all it would have took,” country musician Sturgill Simpson said in a since-deleted Instagram video. I wouldn’t take it as an indication of where his direction is headed, and he even admitted that the format was a little self indulgent, and that it was the leanest and meanest band he will ever have the opportunity to play with. A- he releases another country-ish record While many of us were bored senseless, the Kentucky native was prolific. Around 2:20 here. Maybe that’s wishful thinking…and man, I’d love to play Jack Cooke style bass on that one. I knew it would be a slimmed down band, and I’m cool with that. Gumslasher 10:22 am. I have no problem understanding him. A place to discuss the music, lyrics and philosophy of Sturgill Simpson and his band mates. 5:27 pm. That answer just became a lot harder to come by after the Grammy-winning singer and performer wiped his social media feeds somewhere around Tuesday, October 24th. yall heard it here first family.. 2 more albums left, i think he has no shows planned til april so hoping for some good stuff in early spring. Maybe he was watching the video of the Kristofferson tribute from 3/2016 (Life and Music of Kris Kristofferson @ Bridgestone Arena)? November 3, 2017 @ A country singer who believes he’s best heard live, Sturgill Simpson will bring his “A Good Look’n Tour” to the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. If you’ve been following Sturgill Simpson’s return to Instagram, you know he’s been one of the best follows on the entire thing (although he just deleted everything, so sorry). November 1, 2017 @ November 1, 2017 @ November 1, 2017 @ Have a Snickers. November 2, 2017 @ Around 2:20 here. That answer just became a lot harder to come by after the Grammy-winning singer and performer wiped his social media feeds somewhere around Tuesday, October 24th. My hope is that he will return to a larger band format, with a steel player and another lead player, or at least a co-lead player. Emily Could he produce more projects like he did for critically-acclaimed Tyler Childers in 2017? Mark November 1, 2017 @ albert November 1, 2017 @ November 2, 2017 @ 9:42 am, Kris often swaps out pusher for liar when doing it live. November 1, 2017 @ Deleting all the content on his social media feeds is something Simpson has done numerous times before, and sometimes in preparation of a big announcement such as a new tour. November 1, 2017 @ I’m thinkin instigating troll, Jack Williams November 1, 2017 @ He asked people if they like Willie Nelson and Red Headed Stranger album. And I don’t think you are with Honky….in the past he has said things like Sturgill flat out “can’t sing”. Fellow country star Sturgill Simpson expressed similar sentiments in a since-deleted Instagram video, according to Rolling Stone. I’d be more interested in that than a rock record. 9:28 am. I think he is probably just laying low and spending time with the family…..and he has always seemed to get a kick out of keeping people guessing. Sturgill Simpson was initially planning to take the entirety of 2017 off in anticipation of the birth of his second child, but scrapped those plans after he was nominated for multiple Grammy awards, including Best Country Album which he won in February, as well as the vaunted all-genre Album of the Year. I’ll expect whatever I damn well please…not unlike how Sturgill’s gonna make whatever the hell he damn well pleases! Both volumes 1 and 2 are backlogs of unreleased songs. November 3, 2017 @ November 3, 2017 @ For some reason you reminded me of the Tyler Childers show I saw couple weeks back. He said he wanted to get his hair all dreaded out and wanted to cover the whole album reggae style. November 1, 2017 @ 2:24 am. New album and new tour? I don’t hate Willie. Wishful thinking.. Ryan He’s got more talent than you could ever hope for. November 1, 2017 @ November 1, 2017 @ 5:22 am. TheRealBobCephus November 1, 2017 @ November 1, 2017 @ Sturgill was wiping his feeds well before Tay Tay did it ahead of her recent rollout, though I’m sure others have done it before him. Can only hope. Sea Stories is a way underrated tune. 10:31 am. Maybe he’s turneing into a jam band or something. I need a rereleased “I Don’t Mind”in my life. Where would Sturgill Simpson be without Nashville? I love Haggard, Jones, Keith Whitley, Charley Pride, Conway, Porter, Ray Price, and just about everyone else that rose to fame in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. It was in the show as a duet between Kristofferson and Emmylou Harris, and made both the DVD and shorter CMT airing. 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Haven’t seen him in concert, but have been following him since 2013 and feel like his two most recent albums don’t compare to Sunday Valley and his first solo. Given that insane ability / efficiency, I guess it wouldn’t be all that surprising if another album is out sooner rather than later. Your email address will not be published. Wouldn’t be the first time Sturgill mis-recollected lyrics. I honestly cannot wrap my head around the idea that any real country music fan could dislike Sturgill Simpson and Willie Nelson. "Dont' get it twisted," he captioned the clip. " Sturgill's powerful voice, psychedelic lyrics and extistensial themes combine to create a unique and refreshing take on what Country music can be. For modern acts, I love all the early 90’s folks. Rolling Stone Article. Honky Big Cat and a problem when he’s stoned November 1, 2017 @ November 2, 2017 @ 1: The Butcher Shoppe Sessions,’ on Friday, October 16th. Chad Perry I’m not a big brass horns guy. I’m hoping maybe he’s taking some time off for speech therapy. Too bad, because his instagram feed was one of the more entertaining accounts ever. 6:43 pm, Which do you think is most likely: 8:44 am. November 2, 2017 @ For that I’ll always be grateful. I’ll definitely stay a fan, and keep up with his latest work. Sam Cody The way the lyrics were written out here is the way he had them posted on Instagram. Donald Eugene Lytle Just the opposite, actually. He’s a walking contradiction The line is actually “He’s a prophet, he’s a pusher,” not “liar,” though I can understand why he’d want to change it, so no harm done. Ulysses McCaskill Jack Williams Sooo cute, and it brings a tear to my eye every time I listen to it. 3:27 pm. His 3rd album is also just as, if not more, country than many other things that seem to get lumped into the category of acceptable listening these days by “country purists” (Isbell, Turnpike Troubadours, Moreland to name a few). November 2, 2017 @ 70’s and 80’s Willie had a great voice. 8:46 am. Taking every wrong direction Maybe death metal? scott Chad Perry Finally, I don’t think there are as many people as you think who are saying that he is without a doubt the end all be all “best country has to offer”. 1:09 pm. Corncaster What would you talk about if Sturgill retired? 9:22 am, jtrpdx The last thing Simpson posted on Instagram right before deleting the feed was a rather cryptic message about how his whole “country” (in quotes) career would be defined by a certain number of releases (something he’s done before), and was inspired by a line of verse by Kris Kristofferson. hitting festies this spring and summer with a style similar to what we saw last year. I do not like him, and never will. 12:47 pm. Sturgill's NPR Artist Page. All social media is death to great music. 9:14 am. Emily I love jam bands but it would be a terrible move for him. Flying J Ulysses McCaskill 9:43 am, https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10212553267239513&set=p.10212553267239513&type=3&theater. Blackbird also had been putting some of the songs online…not sure if “The Pilgrim” was one of them. November 1, 2017 @ jtrpdx As far as his singing goes, he hasn’t really changed his vocal delivery, but I get that you would rather hear his country singing over a more standard classic country backdrop. Sunday Valley reunion? The Sound & Fury artist announced the show via Instagram as a … November 1, 2017 @ marky mark During the performance on Colbert, Simpson reflected on his relationship with Prine, who died in April due to complications from COVID-19. Cookies help us deliver our Services. So what will 2018 have in store for Sturgill Simpson? Required fields are marked *, Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail. Press J to jump to the feed. God forbid someone stray from the boring polished feminine sound. If those albums were so country, why didn’t they get played on country radio? May 7 Bomb Factory Dallas, TX. 9:15 am. But you’re right, the line was changed. I think the same thing about your stint as the house “I hate everything” commenter on SCM, Honkster. Simpson had only scantly used Twitter recently anyway, but had been using Instagram to post things upon occasion, including during his recent trip to Japan that was a hit with followers. After seeing the above screenshot, I think the post was likely meant as more of a clever joke, and there probably isn’t any real message to be conveyed. I heard the same thing during one of his interviews…will see if I can find it. jtrpdx Sturgill Simpson will perform a free livestream concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Come along for the ride! 6:24 am, Again, your credibility is low on this subject honky, given your past posts extolling Midland, and constantly holding up this guy as being the best out there. 9:07 pm. 9:41 am, I’ve seen YouTube videos of Kris singing it live and swapping in liar in the second part. What would shock us at this point? He would call it Dread Headed Stranger. 9:14 pm. Ulysses McCaskill Oh come on Ulysses. “Two seconds. “Two seconds. He did the same thing with asgte. Stork Sturgill Simpson dropped a surprise double bluegrass album on fans, Cuttin’ Grass Vol 1 – The Butcher Shoppe Sessions, which is out now digitally on High Top Mountain Records via Thirty Tigers/The Orchard.. Simpson returns to the music he cut his teeth on from his native Kentucky on the new bluegrass project, which he calls “a mixtape for the fans.” November 1, 2017 @ I believe I became a fan three years too late. Not only is all his Twitter and Instagram content completely gone, so are the accounts themselves. But to me, his vocal delivery, many of the song structures, the steel guitar on every song but 1, and badass way it was written, recorded and produced (very outlaw, for all you purists), make it more country than those mentioned above, and others. No disrepect meant i just would like to understand. jtrpdx New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the SturgillSimpson community. November 1, 2017 @ He did the same thing a few months back. 8:21 am. I could agree Willie is a better writer than singer. We do know that they’ve been working in the studio , it’s going to be a … November 1, 2017 @ But who knows! November 3, 2017 @ I think those words sum the man up about as well as one can….and that’s what he is admitting. Visit Instagram. ), TheKillerRocksOn damn good song. Sturgill Simpson Unplugs for ‘Tonight Show’ Performance: Watch billboard.com - Billboard Staff. Hearing Turtles at all would get me zoning. I ordered the DVD…mine arrived after the CMT airing, but my name isn’t Sturgill Simpson. Not exclusively, but much of it was. November 1, 2017 @ November 5, 2017 @ I applaud Sturgill for wanting to try new things, just different tastes is all. 11:38 am. I don’t much about Sturgill btw so don’t look too deep into my observation. I’m guessing a hip-hop oriented EDM record but you never know. Ulysses McCaskill I think Sturgill could be the greatest pure country singer we have seen in over 10 years if he wanted to. 7:22 am, Todd Villars 3:08 am. Miles would like to form a 4 piece bgrass band and play mostly Ralph Stanley/Keith Whitley tunes when he’s not on tour with Sturgill. Sturgill Simpson has announced a new LP dropping this Friday called Cuttin’ Grass Vol. Sturgill Simpson didn’t waste time during the lockdown. November 1, 2017 @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikn7qzevcyc, Kent 10:29 am. A spoken word album with a background of ambient noise run through a tape loop and a home-made effects box? Would have been a better career move to go out and play the songs in a more traditional manner. It was really good, but, and this is going to sound really shallow, at least 3 of the songs could have been 2-3 minutes shorter for my money. What I like is good, how can you not like it! 2:17 pm. Simpson’s father was an undercover Kentucky State Police Trooper who worked for the narcotics department. November 2, 2017 @ It’s vice versa, if anything. Or maybe it’s part of a more cryptic message. 11:41 am. The link to this photo or video may be broken, or the post may have been removed. Definitely something that is unique about him when compared to more over-produced, polished acts. November 3, 2017 @ If you don’t think so you don’t really know anything about country music. 10:18 pm. Right on. LOL. 5:45 am. Kross 10:29 pm. November 2, 2017 @ 9:09 am. Honky is the resident hipster contrarian. I love it! album will be late next year. I think that also explains the covers…..he has already toured extensively behind each of his albums, and played them in their as-recorded form. 10:40 am. 3:57 pm. November 1, 2017 @ 12:42 pm. His A Good Look’n Tour with Tyler Childers has been canceled, which sucks, but he’s finally out of that goddamn record deal and in his words, can do whatever the fuck he wants. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=WHGk3pvSYT8, There is more to a good song than the vocals, girl, fitting into your narrow definition, girl, of what a country singer must sound like exactly, girl. November 3, 2017 @ But he certainly had his moments of vocal brilliance. God I hope he doesn’t go that route. On Instagram, Sturgill Simpson joined Isbell in calling out the show for not mentioning Prine. Because some dumbass got them wrong. 11:37 am, Completely agree. November 2, 2017 @ Not to mention that it has one of, if not the, best country song of 2016 on it…Sea Stories. For current acts, there’s not much that impresses me, but Mo Pitney is good, along with William Michael Morgan. 10:37 am, Ulysses McCaskill Simpson, 41, first started showing symptoms on March 13 after spending two weeks on tour in Western Europe, according to a post he shared Saturday on Instagram . I wish I could disappear from social media but it’s a big part of my job, so no dice. Similar timeline and process with Metamodern, I believe. November 3, 2017 @ I think you still have another few good years in ya, though! This week, the formerly independent artist, now signed to major record label Atlantic Records, took to … November 1, 2017 @ November 1, 2017 @ Trigger 4:55 pm. Sturgill is about to drop an electronic influenced rocking blues record. 9:48 am, CountryCharm I would call it a joke, but it’s not funny. Chad Perry ASGTE was sitting on the shelf for almost a year before anyone was aware of it’s existence. IDontAlwaysPostAboutThatOneShow 9:16 am, I know, Gina. partly truth, partly fiction 7:28 am, Honky Jones Fuck em and feed em fruit loops. He’s just no big deal to me. He already has another record written, not sure if he’s recorded anything. Hes probably just doing it to keep people guessing. ScruffyCity As cool as it was to see, I also think it wasn’t the best move to decide to do the band and song format change (agree that getting rid of the horns was ok…..that was more of a special thing for the ASGTE album) for a tour that he knew was going to attract a lot of new fans from the grammy and SNL performance who had never seen him before. 7:54 pm. Upcoming Musical Throwdowns: May 5 Moody Theatre Austin, TX. It’s perfectly possible has recorded another album already and hasn’t told anyone yet. November 3, 2017 @ 10:05 am. 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