Hear Christopher Paul Stelling's Furious Country Strummer 'Brick x Brick'

New Yorker plans to release 'False Cities' LP in May

Christopher Paul Stelling / Photo by Christopher McLallen
Christopher Paul Stelling / Photo by Christopher McLallen
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Christopher Paul Stelling combines the organic approach of the Low Anthem with the impassioned histrionics of a pumped-up Jack White — if you're on the look for some high-energy Americana (that's actually from America), let this songwriting guide you to greener pastures than those recently visited by the Grammys. The Daytona-via-Brooklyn musician is self-releasing his second album, False Cities, on May 21 (preorder comes with an immediate download of the entire thing), an effort that opens with a furious country strummer called "Brick x Brick." The way this man delivers his songs, it's not hard to imagine him actually "tap-dancing down the edge of this here knife," as he sings at one point from within a small tornado of acoustic guitar and fiddle. CPS only released his first album, Songs of Praise and Scorn, last year and you can stream it via the artist's website.

Christopher Paul Stelling — Brick x Brick

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