Elizabeth Cook – Exodus of Venus

Read about the new album from Nashville singer Elizabeth Cook

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Elizabeth Cook, the bold and sassy Nashville singer-songwriter has just released a new album Exodus of Venus (Agent Love Records/Thirty Tigers), her first since 2010’s excellent Welder*.

Florida-born and raised, a Grand Ole Opry regular and an engaging and straight-out funny SiriusXM Outlaw Country host, Cook has been through a lot recently.  The eleven new original songs from this razor-sharp personality look like they will be packing some punches.  According to her website, since the last album her life has been uncharacteristically tumultuous –

a divorce, six deaths, and a fire at her family’s homestead left the country musician in a state of mind she wasn’t used to. “I had been shielded from tragedy for a long time,” she says. “And then I got repeated doses in a short amount of time. It changes a person

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There’s the continuing saga of a sibling’s drug addiction in ‘Methadone Blues’ (following Welder‘s ‘Heroin Addict Sister’) and the tale of the real-life disappearance of a thirteen-year old girl in Nashville in ‘Tabitha Tuder’.

Here’s a clip for another album track, ‘Slow Pain’:

 

 

 

*There was a terrific EP in between – Gospel Plow in 2012 (Thirty Tiger Records)

 

Read about the new album from Nashville singer Elizabeth Cook

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