"The Very Last Day" by Parker Millsap on iTunes

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Sin, salvation, fire, and brimstone haunt every nook and cranny of The Very Last Day. Raised in the Pentecostal church, Oklahoman Parker Millsap infuses his mix of rockabilly, folk, and blues with the power of the Holy Spirit. With its searing fiddles and swinging rhythms, the Tulsa sound-inspired “Hands Up” breathes pure fire. Meanwhile, the rollicking “Hades Pleades” is a smoke-spewing locomotive headed straight for the underworld. An ecstatic vocalist, Millsap turns in an especially soulful performance on a country-informed rendition of Mississippi Fred McDowell’s spiritual “You Gotta Move.”

EDITORS’ NOTES

Sin, salvation, fire, and brimstone haunt every nook and cranny of The Very Last Day. Raised in the Pentecostal church, Oklahoman Parker Millsap infuses his mix of rockabilly, folk, and blues with the power of the Holy Spirit. With its searing fiddles and swinging rhythms, the Tulsa sound-inspired “Hands Up” breathes pure fire. Meanwhile, the rollicking “Hades Pleades” is a smoke-spewing locomotive headed straight for the underworld. An ecstatic vocalist, Millsap turns in an especially soulful performance on a country-informed rendition of Mississippi Fred McDowell’s spiritual “You Gotta Move.”

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4.8 out of 5

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I stumbled upon Parker Millsap at SXSJ on Wednesday and was instantly awestruck! He gave an incredible performance and had people dancing in the crowd; it was truly a beautiful sight. I have listened to the album so many times since and I'm so in love with his sound. This album is just really fantastic. Stop hesitating by reading reviews and BUY IT ALREADY!

About Parker Millsap

Hailing from the small town of Purcell, Oklahoma, singer/songwriter Parker Millsap brings a maverick intensity to his brand of Americana. The youth alternately spent time singing hymns at his local Pentecostal church and saturating himself in old blues albums, which influenced his unique style along with folk, country, and vintage, Elvis-flavored rock & roll. While still in his late teens, Millsap recorded his mostly acoustic debut, Palisade, with childhood friend Michael Rose accompanying him on double bass. Two years later in 2014, his self-titled second LP introduced his signature sound, bringing him national acclaim and leading to support slots with heavy-hitting roots acts like Jason Isbell, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Lake Street Dive. His fiery Southern gothic songcraft was further developed on his third record, The Very Last Day, which arrived in early 2016. The following year saw the release of the Third Man Records-issued Luck Mansion Sessions, a collaboration with Grammy Award-winning folk artist Sarah Jarosz. ~ Timothy Monger

  • ORIGIN
    Purcell, Oklahoma

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