Check out this new article by Oxford American about Iris Dement and her upcoming album, The Trackless Woods. The article also features an exclusive song off the new album!
“Iris DeMent makes music that celebrates humanity’s efforts toward salvation, while acknowledging that most of our time on Earth is spent reconciling with the fact that we don’t feel so redeemed. Grounded in hymns, early country songs, gospel and folk, …
USA Today adds Sing the Delta to their playlist: “The title cut from DeMent’s new album is a love song to the South, her drawl caressing the lyrics like a Stax Records piano-triplet groove.” See the playlist here.