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New Album Blackbirds is here!

Gretchen Peters - Blackbirds“One of Nashville’s greatest talents of the past two decades… still equipped with the ability to stop clocks with a well-turned phrase.” – Uncut (9/10 stars)

“Ben Glover, Jason Isbell, Suzy Bogguss and others help out along the way, but this is all Peters’s show as she shines a light under some very dark rocks.” – Q (4/5 stars)

“‘Blackbirds’ is one of the most affecting murder ballads since Bruce Springsteen’s “Nebraska” left a trail of corpses strewn across the American landscape.” – Rolling Stone

“An Americana tour de force. Her time is definitely now.” – UK Sun

 “…a profound, poetic, career-defining album from a singer and songwriter of the highest order.” – AllMusic.com

“Blackbirds’ 11 tracks rank among the most elegant and eloquent narrative punches to the gut she’s yet recorded.” – Nashville Scene

“‘When All You Got Is A Hammer’ is a war song for our times.” – No Depression

“Springsteen has Nebraska; Peters has Blackbirds.” – Folk & Tumble

The new album Blackbirds is out! Co-produced with Doug Lancio and Barry Walsh and recorded in Nashville, the album features a who’s who of modern American roots music: Jerry Douglas, Jason Isbell, Jimmy LaFave, Will Kimbrough, Kim Richey, Suzy Bogguss and more. But it’s not the guests that make ‘Blackbirds’ the most poignant and moving album of the GRAMMY-nominee’s storied career; it’s the impeccable craftsmanship, her ability to capture the kind of complex, conflicting, and overwhelming emotional moments we might otherwise try to hide and instead shine a light of truth and understanding onto them.

You can buy Blackbirds from iTunes, Amazon and at this website. If you’re in the UK you can also purchase it from Proper Records. You can also listen to Blackbirds on Spotify.