Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Heartworn Highways

Loose Records have just released a companion 'soundtrack' to the cult documentary 'Heartworn Highways'. The CD comes in deluxe 'whiskey bottle style' packaging. It is fantastic.

Filmed in Nashville and Austin in the mid seventies, 'Heartworn Highways' is a snapshot that captures the birth of the alt-country movement. Focusing on a small group of singer/songwriters including Steve Earle, Townes Van Zandt, David Allan Coe and Guy Clark at the start of their careers, this is a warm, intimate documentary that captures a number of inspired performances sure to instantly convert listeners and viewers into fans.

MP3: Guy Clark - L.A. Freeway
MP3: Steve Earle - The Mercenary Song
Townes Van Zandt - Waiting Around To Die (Video)

Watch the trailer
Buy the album
Buy the DVD

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