Acoustic Asheville: Sammy Brue

Image20

Sammy Brue has been dubbed a wunderkind and a prodigy by some, but he likes to think of himself as a normal 16-year-old. Still, there aren’t many teenagers with a brand-new feature-length record produced by the likes of John Paul White of The Civil Wars and Ben Tanner of Alabama Shakes.

I Am Nice hit stores this week and features a number of songs about struggling in and with relationships. Not a veteran of that sort of thing, Brue used myriad influences to write the 12 songs comprising the record.

While in town for a recent tour stop at The Grey Eagle, he gave Xpress and Acoustic Asheville an exclusive performance of four songs.

“I Know”

“Control Freak”

“I See, I Hear”

“Was I The Only One”

SHARE

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.