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“Maybe this album is very much a salvation.” An interview with ultimate road warrior Tinsley Ellis about latest album ‘Devil May Care.’
Ellis delivers one imaginative and memorable song after another. Now, with ‘Devil May Care’ and a new tour booked, Ellis is more than ready to make up for lost time.
“I feel privileged to have been able to work with so many highly-talented musicians and producers, several of whom have become close friends over the years. It’s been a great ride so far.” – Michael Rothschild, Landslide Records Founder and President
Bluesville chooses fifteen songs to match the number of pool balls in a “rack.” It all has to do with Low-Fi’s Bar and Pool Hall in the imaginary community of Bluesville, of which BB King is the perpetual mayor, and the Blues Foundation is the new power-generating station
Ice Cream In Hell is a cathartic blast of blues-rock power.
Ice Cream In Hell is, according to Ellis, the most raw-sounding, guitar-drenched album of his career.
“When it comes to record labels for an act like me, there’s Alligator Records, and then there’s all the rest. And I found that out the hard way.”
“Make your album for your fans. You can’t go wrong, and that’s what we did.”
Like many of the other greats, he never forgot where he came from and takes us all there with the new release on his own Heartfixer Music label, Red Clay Soul.
Ellis has always delivered on the promise of music that has passion and heart. Ellis is the real deal, and always has been. Tough Love is his best work to date …