Jared Dustin Griffin “Bottle On The Stove” – battling inner demons – Americana UK

Jared Dustin Griffin “Bottle On The Stove” – battling internal demons – Americana UK
Photograph: Candace Bagley

Bottle on the Stove‘ is the newest single from the album ‘Battle Cry Mercy‘ by Jared Dustin Griffin.  It’s his debut solo album, though he has beforehand launched albums as Rocks & Salt, a duo with Nicole Ridgwell, and within the band venture Sioux Metropolis Child.  Griffin’s distinctive vocals are deployed on ‘Battle Cry Mercy‘ to convey very private tales associated to his struggles with psychological well being and dependancy that has brought on his musical life to be interspersed with intervals of homelessness.  Raised within the west of America and introduced up on previous gospel and blues Jared Dustin Griffin discovered himself on the street at an early age, travelling throughout the USA and overseas underneath his personal musical banner and in addition supporting acts equivalent to Emmylou Harris, Ray Wylie Hubbard and Misplaced Canine Avenue Band.

Jared Dustin Griffin advised Americana UK that: “Because the oldest track on the album this has been by way of a number of reincarnations, which is becoming for a track that addresses my struggles with dependancy and alcohol abuse within the type of a homicide ballad. I really feel that dependancy is the gradual murdering of oneself with a noose you place round your personal neck, and nothing, not attempting to run from it, not clawing on the threads, will cease the chafing that chokes the life out of you. 

 Larry Eagle the drummer from Bruce Springsteen’s Seeger Session album and excursions performs the drums right here, it’s Frank Swart from Patty Griffin and John Hiatt bands on bass, and Eamon McLoughlin, the long-serving member of the Grand Outdated Opry home band on fiddle and mandolin. This was really the primary track recorded for the album regardless that it’s really the oldest track by way of once I wrote it.

Certain, I might climb excessive in a tree, or go to Skye on my vacation. I could possibly be completely happy. All I really need is the joy of first listening to The Byrds, the amazement of many years of Dylan’s music, or the joys of seeing a band like The Lengthy Ryders dwell. That is not a lot to ask, is it?

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