It is Elvis’s birthday and we love Austin Lucas so it is very fitting that today’s video is the official video for the fantastic song Alone in Memphis. Brought to you via CMT.COM.
“Honestly, it just seemed so perfect to be telling a story about Memphis and to include Elvis. He’s so intrinsically wrapped into the fabric of that city’s mythology and the collective consciousness of the world. I felt as though it could make everything that much more tangible and relatable for the listener.”
– Austin Lucas to CMT
Enjoy, and happy birthday Elvis (wherever you may be)!
Alone in Memphis (Official Video)
5. Holly Williams – The Highway
Holly Williams is not new in this game, she has released two (good) albums before, but there haven’t been enough people paying attention. The guest list on new album is impressive and includes Jackson Browne and Jakob Dylan. The record is co-produced by Charlie Peacock (The Civil Wars) and Williams, and it sounds amazing.
“I think every artist has their coming of age record. This one definitely feels like mine in that there was such a shift with me through the process of this record. It was completed in exactly nine months to the day, feeling somewhat like a birth. These songs really brought a focus into my life personally. Since the last record, I turned 30, my grandparents are gone, I’m married now, I’m keeping doggies and gardens alive, I have a clothing store, I have a husband on tour with a huge rock band, so there’s a lot to keep up with. But the highway came calling and I suddenly had this serious longing for the road, the fans, the storytelling, and the life in that living. I’m ready to get back to those wheels and play these songs for everyone.”
– Holly Williams
Hallgeir: Railroads, The Highway, Drinkin’
Egil: Railroads, Happy, Without You, The Highway
The Highway (official video):