West Coast Town, is out now on vinyl via RustedWave.com! The vinyl edition includes a limited bonus track called “Am I Still Your Man” not available on any other format.
To celebrate West Coast Town’s debut on wax, Rolling Stone is sharing a brand new live video of “West Coast Town,” filmed during the album’s record release performance at the iconic Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown, CA.
A case could easily be made that Chris Shiflett is the busiest (and most hyphenated) man in rock & roll. However, last summer the singer-songwriter-guitarist-bandleader-podcaster was able to find a small hole in his packed schedule to travel to Nashville’s RCA Studio A to work with celebrated producer Dave Cobb (Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell). The result is West Coast Town, Shiflett’s third solo album of punk pedigree meets California country…
There’s always been a connection between punk rock and country music, especially the honky-tonk side of country,” Shiflett says. “I think it all comes down to attitude. You can draw a straight line from Hank Williams to [Social Distortion’s] Mike Ness. There’s a certain defiant streak and rebelliousness in both genres.
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