“Gleefully Sinister Country Serenades” – NPR’s Fresh Air Reviews Chuck Mead’s ‘Free State Serenade’ for 3/4/14 Album Release!
By Ken Tucker In “Reno County Girl,” Chuck Mead serenades us with a tale about a young woman with whom his narrator fell in love. It’s a loping country song, Mead’s version of cowboy music, but as its pretty melody unfurls, you realize that its scenario is bleak: Mead’s character urged her to leave home […]
Former BR549 frontman draws inspiration from home state for his new solo set. Country singer Chuck Mead may not be in Kansas anymore, but his new album sure is rooted there. Free State Serenade, premiering at USA TODAY a week in advance of its March 4 release, draws inspiration from stories the Lawrence, Kan., native […]
Chuck Mead’s ‘Free State Serenade’ hits stores March 4th but you can preorder the vinyl LP, the CD and/or a digital album at the Plowboy Store and not only will you save $$ you will get a free immediate download on March 3rd. Order on or before and February 27th and it will arrive at […]
Plowboy Records announces J.D. Wilkes and The Dirt Daubers tour dates and live performances. The band’s recent release, Wild Moon, is their third album and the first produced by punk legend Cheetah Chrome (Dead Boys, Rocket From The Tombs). The Dirt Daubers, formed in 2009 by Legendary Shack Shakers front man and country punk pioneer […]