saving country music
Shook just goes right ahead and blurts out what other country artists have alluded to concerning self abuse. After admitting that she can't cry herself to sleep so she's drinking herself to death, she clarifies her self medicating regimen: “I got cocaine in my bloodstream and whiskey on my breath,”
"Sidelong has some really serious haymakers on it folks. The first song “Keep The Home Fires Burnin'” immediately lets you know that the spirit of this album is one of uncompromising country leanings..."
"Peterson's guitar is overdriven and hard-edged, his solos unexpected and lyrical. Howie's drumming matches, even enables, Shook's punk-rock insistence. It's desperate, dejected music, sure, but Sidelong never feels like the work of a defeatist. Instead, it's resilient."
"Sidelong", released October 15, 2015.