Country music can be different things to different people.
Harlan Howard famously said, ‘All you need to write a country song is three chords and the truth”.
And even that, of course, is just one approach. We see country music as an ever-evolving tradition, one that can be very modern or very traditional. With that in mind, we present to you “Bloom Country, Vol. 1: B&B C&W”, a snapshot of twelve unique artists creating their own strains of country music in 2021.
Volume 2 will follow…
Compilation mastered by Hamilton Belk
Cover papercutting by Dylan Metrano