Or: Texas, the Good Parts. (Despite the title!)
Or: it sounds like Texas, to me. (Again, despite the title.)
Hayes Carll is my favorite under-the-radar, “this is what country music should sound like” musician. Wit, remorse, nostalgia. Storytelling, quirky characters, relatable characters. Little bit of rock, little bit of western. An ideal Americana mix. It’s all there.
Plus, at 40 minutes, it’s a perfect road trip selection. Always moving forward, but never long-winded.