JOHN MELLENCAMP – ” Orpheus Descending “

Posted: May 5, 2023 in MUSIC

With a career spanning over 40 years, musician, artist and activist John Mellencamp is releasing his 25th full-length studio album “Orpheus Descending” via Republic Records. It was recorded at his own Belmont Mall Studio and produced by Mellencamp. The album is one of the most personal to date for the outspoken artist as he continues to show that he’s one of the best songwriters of his generation, focusing on social issues with standout songs “Hey God” and “The Eyes of Portland.”

Announced on Friday, the record was previewed with “Hey God,” a thoughtful and reflective bit of social commentary from Mellencamp, a musical and cultural icon whose long established a willingness to take a stand on the things that matter — in this case, the gun debate:

On June 2nd, John Mellencamp will release a new album titled “Orpheus Descending”. under exclusive license to Republic Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.Orpheus Descending” comes on the heels of Mellencamp’s November. 2022 reissue of his classic 1985 album, “Scarecrow”, 

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