here’s what The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon is listening to in quarantine
The Gaslight Anthem frontman and prolific solo artist Brian Fallon released his new solo album Local Honey earlier this year on Lesser Known/Thirty Tigers, and he would've been supporting it on tour with Worriers and Justin Townes Earle had the pandemic not hit. Meanwhile, he's been keeping busy with his "Sitting Round At Home" livestream series, where he and another songwriter chat about music and play some songs. You can watch recent editions with Dashboard Confessional, Manchester Orchestra, and more here.
We also asked Brian what music he's been listening to in quarantine, and he made us a playlist with Ida Mae (who were recently on "Sitting Round At Home"), Lilly Hiatt (ditto), Laura Stevenson, Nina Simone, Frank Ocean, Blind Willie Johnson, Emmylou Harris, Jarvis Cocker, Miranda Lambert, Great Grandpa, and more.
He says, "These are the songs I’ve been listening to during the quarantine around the house. Mostly, I try to listen to things that help me learn something I’m studying musically (I’ve reentered a few music classes and lessons during the time.) or songs that I find help quiet my mind. So here’s a mix of both. Maybe some you’ve heard, and perhaps some are new that you might like as well. I hope this finds everyone well."
What Brian Fallon Is Listening To
Nocturne - Julian Lage - Live In LA.
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free - Nina Simone
After Those Who Mean It - Laura Stevenson
Moon River - Frank Ocean
Surely - Black Dub
Dark Was The Night - Blind Willie Johnson
Shores of White Sand - Emmylou Harris
Walking Proof - Lilly Hiatt
You’re The One That I Want - Lo Fang
Bluebird - Miranda Lambert
If You Don’t Love Me - Ida Mae
Black Magic - Jarvis Cocker
Texas Easy Street - Henry Thomas
Echos - Lola Marsh
Mono No Aware - Great Grandpa
Brian also just released a video of himself performing "Lonely for You Only" off the new album at home. Check it out and stream the album: