CD of the Month
Wed May 1, 2013
Patty Griffin, "American Kid"
New West Records is proud to announce that Patty Griffin will release her new album, American Kid, on May 7. The album, co-produced by Griffin and Craig Ross, is her seventh and first for New West. It is her first album of mainly new material since the acclaimed Children Running Through in 2007. In between then and now, she made the Grammy Award-winning Downtown Church in 2010 and became a member of Band of Joy alongside Robert Plant.
Patty Griffin is an American Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter and musician. Known for her stripped-down songwriting style centered around the folk music genre, her songs have been covered by a host of musicians including Emmylou Harris, Ellis Paul, Rory Block, and the Dixie Chicks.
In 2007, Griffin was the recipient of the Americana Music Association's "Artist of the Year" award and her album, Children Running Through, won for "Best Album".
In 2011, Griffin's album entitled Downtown Church won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album.
- "Go Wherever You Wanna Go" - 3:46
- "Don't Let Me Die in Florida" - 3:47
- "Ohio" – 5:12
- "Wild Old Dog" - 4:48
- "Mom and Dad's Waltz" - 2:56
- "Faithful Son" - 4:54
- "Highway Song" - 3:13
- "That Kind of Lonely" - 4:23
- "Irish Boy" - 2:47
- "Get Ready Marie" - 3:01
- "Not a Bad Man" - 3:49
- "Gonna Miss You When You're Gone" - 4:06