Out now: Bartees Strange – Farm To Table

Bartees Strange releases his long awaited album Farm To Table, with physical formats (LP and CD) following on 7 October. Alongside the album release Bartees shares new single ‘Wretched’. The song is paired with a video directed by Michael Parks Randa that mirrors the rags-to-riches, started-at-the-bottom-now-we-here theme of the album as a whole. Bartees also made his TV debut performing the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Watch below!

Bartees says of ‘Wretched’, “This song is about the people who’ve always stood by me, even when I was wretched. WhenIi was trying to be something other than myself – they saw me even through that and
held me down. Folks from past lives, and folks who’ll play a big part in my future – I’m grateful for them and the love they’ve poured into me. This song is for and about them.”

Where his 2020 debut record Live Forever introduced the experiences and places that shaped Bartees (Flagey Brussels, Mustang Oklahoma), Farm to Table zeros in on the people – specifically his family – and those closest to him on his journey so far. With his career firmly on the ascent, Farm to Table examines Bartees’ constantly shapeshifting relationship with life post- Live Forever. 

It also speaks to a deeper lore that says, don’t forget where you came from, and this album is why. Always remembering where he came from, across 10 songs Bartees is celebrating the past, moving towards the future, and fully appreciating the present. Farm to Table includes recent singles, the hopeful ‘Heavy Heart’, the unapologetically braggadocious banger ‘Cosigns’ and the mournful ‘Hold The Line’.

Stream / Download Farm To Table here.

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