Every morning when I rise I look in the mirror and despise the sight of everything and all that I’ve become The level of my medicating some might find intimidating But that’s alright cause’ it don’t bother me none
That old man upstairs, Lord, he wears a crooked smile, Staring down on the chaos he created, He said, Son if you ain’t havin’ fun just wait a little a while Mama’s gonna wash it all away; she thinks mercy’s overrated
I’ve listened to this song on repeat all day. Jason Isbell tweeted a couple weeks ago that Sturgill sounds exactly like how you would expect a man named “Sturgill” to sound, and he’s very right.
Metamodern Sounds In Country Music comes out next Tuesday, May 13. Be sure to check it out.