When Southern-rock mainstays the Drive-By Truckers release their new album English Oceans, they’ll be 10 LPs deep into their collective career, and they’ve racked up that impressive discography while touring like animals and maintaining a healthy level of side-project activity. “Pauline Hawkins,” the first English Oceans song the band has shared, is named for a character from the recent Willy Vlautin novel The Free, and it takes up nearly seven minutes of expansive, weatherbeaten riffage. Listen to it below.
(via Rolling Stone)
English Oceans is out 3/4 on ATO.