West Coast Town, is coming to vinyl with preorders available now via RustedWave.com! The vinyl edition will also include a limited bonus track called “Am I Still Your Man” not available on any other format. Preorder available now, the vinyl ships on Valentine’s Day (February 14).
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.