Pieta Brown Confirms New Album Of "Moody, Ethereal" (NPR) Songs, Paradise Outlaw , Out September 30 On Red House Records
Hear Album Track "Flowers Of Love," With Backing Vocals From Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, Via Premiere Here:
Singer-Songwriter Pieta Brown has confirmed the September 30 release of her sixth album Paradise Outlaw via Red House Records. Produced by Pieta, with frequent collaborator and partner, Bo Ramsey, Paradise Outlaw was recorded in four days at Bon Iver mastermind Justin Vernon's April Base studio in Wisconsin with a supporting cast that includes Vernon, Amos Lee, Brown's legendary troubadour father, Greg Brown and various members of an experimental group of players she calls the Sawdust Collective. Paradise Outlaw boasts some of Pieta's most emotionally resonant compositions, and some of her most expressive performances, to date.
Album Features Additional Guests Amos Lee + Pieta's Father Greg Brown + David Mansfield
Showcasing Brown's established strengths while staking out fresh new creative territory, Brown says of the songs, "On my last album, I was recording near Nashville with top-call studio musicians who I hadn't worked with before, and exploring the idea of craft and trying to hone in on more classic forms than I had previously." She adds, "Paradise Outlaw came from a radically different place. I was thinking a lot about freedom, experimentation, poetry, folk songs, bending forms and voices. I also wrote and delivered half the songs on the banjo, which was completely new for me.”
Paradise Outlaw features twelve originals by Brown plus a co-write and duet with soulster Amos Lee ("Do You Know") and a cover of Mark Knopfler's "Before Gas And TV."
Brown continues, "Growing up around many musicians and artists, often living on the fringe, I have always felt most at home among them. And that’s where I made this recording. Surrounded by friends in an underground Mid-western goldmine."
US Tour Dates To Be Announced.
Track Listing for Paradise Outlaw
Ricochet (Justin Vernon, harmonies)
Flowers of Love (Justin Vernon, harmonies)
Do You Know (co-write and duet with Amos Lee)
No Not Me
Before Gas And TV (by Mark Knopfler; Greg Brown on guitar)
All My Rain
Little Swainson (instrumental with David Mansfield)
Letter in Hand
Back To You
Rise My Only Rose
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