Colter Wall

Colter Wall​

Standard CD.

Rough Trade Albums of the Year 2017 No: 5

Colter Wall​ is a ​ ​21 years old Saskatchewan born songwriter and performing musician. Wall's sound is comprised of resonate and raw baritone vocals,​ ​Folk and Bluegrass style guitar and banjo picking, steady kick-drum stomping, and visually provoking, story telling lyrics. Wall Draws influence from legends of the past such as Hank Williams, Robert Johnson, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Townes Van Zandt, and The Band, as well as more modern Americana pioneers including Shovels and Rope, Jack White, Ray Lamontagne, and Shakey Graves. Despite only recently beginning his musical career, Colter Wall has been seen in the company of Saskatchewan's infamous gritty bluegrass trailblazers,The Dead South​, released a​n EP​ Imaginary Appalachian ​in the summer of 2015 f​rom ​​which Sleeping On The Blacktop ended up in the movie Hell or ​High Water in 2016. From dive bars to fundraiser galas, Colter Wall has a history of leaving audiences in shock at the maturity of his voice as well as his songwriting.​ Currently settled in Kentucky Colter releases his debut 11 track album produced by Dave Cobb​ - featuring all his own compositions except Snake Mountain Blues (Townes Van Zandt).

Rough Trade Exclusive: Imaginary Appalachia vinyl release

CD - Standard CD

LP - with download

Featured in: Albums Of The Year 2017 - Top 20, Albums of the Year