During his long-awaited return to the UK touring with Duff McKagan in August, Shooter Jennings joined All Music Matters for a special chat talking about his recent self-titled album “Shooter,” previous records and projects and the current state of Country & Americana.
Co-Producing Tanya Tucker’s recent release While I’m Livin‘ [Released- August 2019] alongside country powerhouse Brandi Carlile and producing Guns and Roses Duff Mckagan Tenderness [Released- May 2019] Jennings is one of many versatile artists who’s unafraid of experimenting. Ultimately, this goes to show on his 2018 self-titled album “SHOOTER” where Rolling Stone as one of 2018’s “30 Most Anticipated Albums. Affirming that Jennings is not afraid of experimenting when it comes to music.
Produced by GRAMMY® Award-winning producer Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell) sharing songwriting credit with iconoclastic character actor Randy Quaid- “Randy and I had been corresponding for a while, I was trying to get him and his wife on my radio show, but nothing ever came of it. Then I asked him about one of the YouTube videos they made of him reading out of the Bible.” Jennings continues “I wanted to play it on the Christmas episode. He wrote back, saying I’d fulfilled this lifelong dream of his to read the Gospel on the radio, and he signed it, ‘Here’s to fast horses and good hideouts.’ I thought, that would make a great song! So then I went and wrote it.”
In addition, 4 singles out of the 9 track album was accompanied with a unique approach. Directed by TK, sees Jennings hosting his own variety show, entitled “Hey Shooter!”
Listen to the interview below: https://www.mixcloud.com/AllMusicMatters/all-music-matters-presents-shooter-jennings/