Where the hell has this guy been, Nashville?  Soaring harmonies, intricate guitars, straight ahead lyrics, all highlighted by the beautifully forlorn, soulful sound of the lap steel, Chris Stapleton delivers a impressive work on Traveller.  A deftly crafted set of songs and skillfully engineered, Traveller has a familiar feel that’s honest, deep, true. Music City, look in the mirror.  Traveller reminds you of all you used to be and can be again.

Congratulations, Chris Stapleton.  It’s a powerful work.

When life asks you how’d you like your pain, respond just like Traveller…straight, no chaser.