Song of the Day #4,179: ‘Codeine’ – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Best Albums of the 2010s – #11
Here We Rest – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (2011)

My #11 album of the 2010s is the only one on this list that I didn’t hear when it first came out. Jason Isbell’s Here We Rest eluded me for six years.

I discovered Isbell after reading year-end praise of his 2017 album The Nashville Sound (recorded, like this one, with his backing band The 400 Unit). The excellence of that album prompted me to download the rest of his catalog.

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