Cory Branan (Bloodshot Records)
ADIOS is Cory Branans death record. Not the cheeriest of openings, but like all of Branans mercurial work, its probably not what you think. As funny and defiant as it is touching and sad, this self-dubbed losers survival kit doesnt spare its subjects or the listener.
Not even Branans deceased father is let off the hook. In the tender homage The Vow he drolly cites his fathers favorite banality thats what you get for thinking as probably not the best lesson for kids. For most songwriters that would be the punchline but Branan pushes through words and, in his fathers actions, finds a kind of genius in the effortless way he just did.
Cory Branan has four previous full-length releases: The Hell You Say (2002, Madjack Records), 12 Songs (2006, Madjack), Mutt (2012, Bloodshot Records), and The No-Hit Wonder (2014, Bloodshot). His music has received critical praise from the likes of Rolling Stone and Rolling Stone Country, NPR All Things Considered, Noisey, Wall Street Journal, Paste Magazine, Oxford American, Consequence of Sound, Southern Living, and many others.
w/ special guest tba
The Golden Pony (View)
181 N. Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
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