Last year was an eventful year for Greg Trooper, he wrote a large flock of new songs and hoped beginning of this year to have a new album. Away Sometimes things do something else, because there happened a few things that the production process severely disrupted. He was forced to move twice, was robbed and then received a visit from Hurricane Sandy. The hurricane left a devastating trail along the northeast coast of the U.S.. In particular, Rockaway Park, where Greg lived at that time, was very hard hit. His house was completely under water and was declared completely uninhabitable. Yet Greg Trooper refused to be put off, finally he is a trooper;-). After a few weeks with his family on spare beds have tarry, he stroked down in Brooklyn. Fortunately, now so close the Willow studios where he (Loudon Wainwright III, Elvis Costello, Sophie B Hawkins) undisturbed started it with his bag full of musical baggage. With his old buddy, producer Stewart Lerman Songs full of human emotions fateful situations, soul-searching, floundering but also with hope and resilience to look to find happiness and better times ahead. Surrounded by some of his favorite musicians as strings virtuoso Larry Campbell (Levon Helm, Willie Nelson) drummer Kenneth Blevins (John Hiatt) and with guest appearances by Lucy Wainwright Roche and son Jack on drums made Greg Trooper again a beautiful and atmospheric album.
Posted by on August 10, 2013