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Drive-By Truckers

The New OK

ATO



cd (pre-order)

Expected Release: 18th Dec 2020

£10.99


limited transparent red lp (pre-order)

Expected Release: 29th Jan 2021

£19.99


Drive-By Truckers’ 13th studio album, THE NEW OK arrives mere months after the release of the band’s highly acclaimed THE UNRAVELING.

Originally conceived as a quarantine EP collecting material recorded in Memphis during sessions for THE UNRAVELING, the project quickly grew to include provocative new songs written and recorded over what Drive-By Truckers co-founder Patterson Hood calls “this endless summer of protests, riots, political shenanigans and pandemic horrors.” Tracks such as Hood’s “Watching The Orange Clouds” – inspired by the protests which followed George Floyd’s murder by Minneapolis police – and a fiery cover of The Ramones’ classic “The KKK Took My Baby Away” (vocals by bassist Matt Patton) were exchanged between Hood, co-founding singer/songwriter/guitarist Mike Cooley, bassist Patton, keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist Jay Gonzalez, and drummer Brad Morgan and then mixed by longtime DBT producer David Barbe.

The New OK

Tracklist

  1. The New OK
  2. Tough to Let Go
  3. The Unraveling
  4. The Perilous Night
  5. Sarah’s Flame
  6. Sea Island Lonely
  7. The Distance
  8. Watching the Orange Clouds
  9. The KKK Took My Baby Away