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Tim Easton Gets Real on ‘You Don’t Really Know Me’

Tim Easton Gets Real on ‘You Don’t Really Know Me’

Tim Easton Gets Real on ‘You Don’t Really Know Me’ Maeri Ferguson That old saying about looking back in order to move forward may seem clichéd, but for roots rock mainstay Tim Easton, there’s some truth to it. His latest record, You Don’t Really Know Me, finds him coming out of some dark days and joining up with the same producers — Brad Jones and Robin Eaton — who steered the ship on his 1998 debut, like some sort of sweet full circle. Easton plays with minimal intervention, allowing his familiar, lived-in rasp and acoustic guitar strums to warm us...

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Tim Easton “You Don’t Really Know Me”

Tim Easton “You Don’t Really Know Me”

Tim Easton “You Don’t Really Know Me” Russell Murphy Timeout for a lifestyle change. It may seem odd to say, but for some folks the pandemic, with all its restrictions and limitations, may have come along at a good time. A chance to slow down, take stock, reflect on life, clean up the act if needs be. Tim Easton, who has been roots-rocking his way across the globe these past twenty years certainly thinks so, and has produced an album conceived during lockdown which reflects on how he arrived at a personal crossroads after perhaps too much damaging behaviour. The...

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Tim Easton – You Don’t Really Know Me

Tim Easton – You Don’t Really Know Me

Tim Easton – You Don’t Really Know Me BY CHIP FRAZIER Nashville-based singer-songwriter Tim Easton is releasing his new album, “You Don’t Really Know Me”, tomorrow August 27th. It is no doubt some of his finest work, which is saying a lot for someone with a highly acclaimed 20-year career under his belt. It is also his most personal album. Although it seems trite to call it a recovery album, that is in essence what it is. Easton has recently suffered through a divorce and has gotten sober. So instead of characters that normally haunt his songs, we get a...

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Tim Easton: You Don’t Really Know Me [Album Review]

Tim Easton: You Don’t Really Know Me [Album Review]

Tim Easton: You Don’t Really Know Me [Album Review] Tim EastonYou Don’t Really Know MeBlack Mesa Records [2021] For over twenty years, Tim Easton has been successfully combining elements of indie rock, folk and a little bit a blues to create his own genre that also consistently adds excellent songwriting and tons of heart to round out his musical ingredients. Easton is now on his tenth LP, You Don’t Really Know Me, and the new material finds Tim pushing himself forward with a new outlook on life. It is an album that was mostly written during the 2020 quarantine and...

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