COUNTRY WESTERNS – ” Country Westerns ” EP

Posted: June 21, 2021 in MUSIC

Three months into the pandemic, Country Westerns full length debut LP was released without a release show, tour, or any of the usual fanfare. A departure from lockdown, Country Westerns recorded covers for fun. The resulting EP, “Country Westerns EP” was engineerd by Daniel Schlett and produced by Matt Sweeney. Originally planned a digital only EP, Available now is a release of limited edition 10″s. 

Country Westerns is a three-piece rock band from Nashville that sounds nothing like its name. Drummer Brian Kotzur (Trash Humpers, Silver Jews) and singer-songwriter-guitarist Joseph Plunket (The Weight, Gentleman Jesse) began working on songs together in 2016, after bonding over the shared desire to be in a band in a town full of solo artists and guns-for-hire. Following a couple of years writing and playing shows with varying lineups, Sabrina Rush (State Champion) joined the band as bassist. The now complete Country Westerns recorded their debut album in New York and Nashville, encouraged by friend and producer Matt Sweeney. Plunket’s raspy bravado and subtle twang, his insistent 12-string guitar riffs, Kotzur’s dynamic and metronomic drumming, and Rush’s harmonic bass playing create hyper catchy rock songs, with lyrics that bend towards poetry and punk rock sneer in equal measure.

Released June 18th, 2021

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