12 Songs, 47 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Friends since childhood, Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance recorded their debut album deep in the Wasatch Mountains. The fact that Utah was created in desolate seclusion suits the duo's timeworn blend of folk, swaggering roots rock, and high-lonesome country. Bone-chilling harmonies and heartfelt lyrics are woven throughout—with particular highlights on “California (Cast Iron Soul)” and “Heavy Heart.” Recordings of nature sounds heighten the album’s evocative sense of place.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Friends since childhood, Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance recorded their debut album deep in the Wasatch Mountains. The fact that Utah was created in desolate seclusion suits the duo's timeworn blend of folk, swaggering roots rock, and high-lonesome country. Bone-chilling harmonies and heartfelt lyrics are woven throughout—with particular highlights on “California (Cast Iron Soul)” and “Heavy Heart.” Recordings of nature sounds heighten the album’s evocative sense of place.

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About Jamestown Revival

Lone Star State-based Americana duo Jamestown Revival formed in 2011 around the talents of childhood friends Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance. Growing up together in the small Texas town of Magnolia, Clay and Chance spent their formative years listening to artists like Creedence Clearwater Revival, Willie Nelson, the Everly Brothers, Guy Clark, and John Prine, each eventually carving out his own unique niche as a solo artist. The duo's debut long-player, a highly autobiographical collection of harmony-laden, Western-tinged indie folk songs in the vein of Shovels & Rope, the Avett Brothers, and the Lumineers, was recorded to tape in a log cabin in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, and released via Republic Records in 2014. The duo kept things closer to home for their much anticipated sophomore outing. Recorded in Austin, the rootsy, more rock- and pop-oriented Education of a Wandering Man dropped in October 2016. ~ James Christopher Monger

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