Billy Droze — Renaissance
Label: Rural Rhythm Records
Straight up bluegrass, delivered with admirable clarity and impressive musicianship. What else can one hope for from one of the rising stars in today’s roots music scene? It’s all there — and more — in Renaissance, the new release from Billy Droze.
Billy Droze is quickly becoming the name to know to be appear in-the-know among folk, Americana, country, and bluegrass experts.
The Lafayette, Louisiana native has the kind of instantly trustworthy twang to his vocals that let your ears rest easy —knowing that you are in for the real deal. Add to that a collection of songs that satisfy as stories worth listening to, and some of the best instrumentals around, and you will understand that Billy Droze is. indeed, a Renaissance man.
Highlights include “Coal Fed Train” (co-written by Billy Droze, Ronnie Bowman and Will Hiatt) and “She Broke My Heart in Spanish” (co-written by Droze/Norris). This album will be the one that makes you get online and discover all the music he’s been putting out in the past, and promise yourself that you will be first on line for all of his music still down the line.
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