Song of the Day #3,675: ‘Hope the High Road’ – Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit

Here’s one more track from Jason Isbell’s The Nashville Sound to soundtrack my family trip to Nashville.

Isbell is the rare left-leaning country artist (though refreshingly less rare than even a decade ago). This song, like several tracks on The Nashville Sound, is a reaction to the 2016 election and what it says about the state of America.

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Song of the Day #3,674: ‘Chaos and Clothes’ – Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit

My family is in Nashville for the next few days, turning my wife’s work trip into a quick vacation. Some of my favorite artists either live in or have passed through Nashville, but I don’t think we’ll be lucky enough to catch any of them live.

Jason Isbell is a new addition to that stable of favorites. His 2017 album The Nashville Sound is one of the best I’ve heard in recent years.

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