Recent albums from Sturgill Simpson, along with Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves, Chris Stapleton, and in a more radio-friendly sense, Eric Church, have made country music the most interesting its been since Van Lear Rose—if not American III and IV. The more eccentric of the bunch, Sturgill, has a new album coming out on April 15 called A Sailor’s Guide to Earth. The follow-up to his even more excellently titled 2014 LP, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music.
The whole thing is streaming below via NPR, a week ahead of release. Listen: