Cedric Burnside shares new album I Be Trying

Cedric Burnsideexpands the sonic landscape in a way not too many other artists can do” (Ebony) with the release of his brand new album I Be Trying – released via Single Lock Records. A masterclass in the Mississippi Hill Country Blues from its greatest living practitioner and two-time Grammy nominee, I Be Trying’s thirteen tracks chart a course through life’s most emotional moments of connection, hurt and redemption as Burnside’s blistering guitar riffs become one with his honest, expressive vocal melodies, sometimes conjuring what words can not. With its release on the artist-run Southern independent label Single Lock Records, I Be Trying unmistakably marks a brand new chapter for the Mississippi blues of a modern South.

Listen to I Be Trying, “an urgent statement on salvation and spirituality” (Rolling Stone) that draws from folk, roots rock, and of course, the hill-country blues of his grandfather, the legendary RL Burnside, who helped pioneer the subgenre’s minimalist approach and unconventional sense of rhythm…

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