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STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES

So You Wannabe An Outlaw (Deluxe Edition)

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Deluxe Edition Features Additional Tracks, Plus Making Of DVD!

Musician, songwriter, actor and author Steve Earle and his country rock band The Dukes will release their new album 'So You Wannabe an Outlaw!'

Deluxe Edition Features Additional Tracks, Plus Making Of DVD!

Musician, songwriter, actor and author Steve Earle and his country rock band The Dukes will release their new album 'So You Wannabe an Outlaw!'

Format - CD + DVD
Genre - Blues & Roots
Release Date - 16/06/17
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Deluxe Edition Features Additional Tracks, Plus Making Of DVD!

Musician, songwriter, actor and author Steve Earle and his country rock band The Dukes will release their new album 'So You Wannabe an Outlaw!'

'So You Wannabe an Outlaw,' Earle's first album for Warner Bros. Records since 1997's 'El Corazón,' explores his country songwriting roots and features collaborations with Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush and Miranda Lambert.

"There's nothing 'retro' about this record," Earle says. "I'm just acknowledging where I'm coming from."

'So You Wannabe an Outlaw' is the first recording he has made in Austin, TX after living in New York City for the past decade. "Look, I'm always gonna be a Texan, no matter what I do," he says. "And I'm always going to be somebody who learned their craft in Nashville. It's who I am."

The album is an homage to outlaw music and is dedicated to the late Waylon Jennings. "I was out to unapologetically 'channel' Waylon as best as I could," Earle says. "This record was all about me playing on the back pick-up of a '66 Fender Telecaster on an entire record for the first time in my life. The vocal part of it is a little different. I certainly don't sound like Waylon Jennings. I moved to Nashville in November of 1974, and right after that Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger came out. I was around when Waylon was recording Dreaming My Dreams. Guitar Town (Earle's 1986 chart-topping, Grammy Award-winning debut album) wound up being kind of my version of those types of songs," he recalls.

Earle is backed on 'So You Wannabe an Outlaw' by his long-time band The Dukes — guitarist Chris Masterson, fiddle player Eleanor Whitmore, bassist Kelly Looney and new members drummer Brad Pemberton and pedal steel player Ricky Ray Jackson. The album was produced by Richard Bennett and recorded at Arlyn Studios in Austin.

A true Renaissance man, Earle has also become a novelist, a film, TV and stage actor, playwright, author, record producer and radio host over the course of his 30+ year career. He is currently appearing in the off-Broadway play Samara, for which Earle also wrote the score, that The New York Times called "exquisitely subliminal." He is also in the process of writing his memoirs for future publication.

Deluxe CD/DVD edition contains 4 bonus tracks, PLUS DVD with a making of feature, a music video for So You Wannabe An Outlaw and a track by track video commentary by Steve.

Primary Format - MusicCD
ArtistSTEVE EARLE & THE DUKES
LabelWarner
Music GenreBlues / Country
Music Genre PrimaryBlues & Roots
Music Genre SecondaryCountry

CD

  • 1. So You Wanna Be An Outlaw (feat. Willie Nelson)
  • 2. Lookin' For A Woman
  • 3. The Firebreak Line
  • 4. News From Colorado
  • 5. If Mama Coulda Seen Me
  • 6. Fixin' To Die
  • 7. This Is How It Ends (feat. Miranda Lambert)
  • 8. The Girl On The Mountain
  • 9. You Broke My Heart
  • 10. Walkin' In LA (feat. Johnny Bush)
  • 11. Sunset Highway
  • 12. Goodbye Michelangelo
  • 13. Ain't No God In Mexico (Billy Joe Shaver)(Deluxe Edition Bonus Track)
  • 14. Sister's Coming Home/Down At The Corner Beer Joint (Willie Nelson)(Deluxe Edition Bonus Track)
  • 15. The Local Memory (Willie Nelson)(Deluxe Edition Bonus Track)
  • 16. Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way (Waylon Jennings)(Deluxe Edition Bonus Track)

DVD

  • 1. The Making Of So You Wannabe An Outlaw
  • 2. So You Wannabe An Outlaw music video
  • 3. Album track by track commentary
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