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An “A” for Trouble In Mind | Hayes Carll | News

Posted: April 7th, 2008

“I’m gonna holler / And I’m gonna scream / I’m gonna get me some Mescaline.” Picture Steve Earle at his booziest singing that line from “Drunken Poet’s Dream” and you’re most of the way to understanding what this third album from Step…


AP Review: Trouble In Mind | Hayes Carll | News

Posted: April 7th, 2008

Hayes Carll sings about gamblers and ramblers, yet he flashes his cards right upfront on Trouble in Mind,” his first major-label album and third overall.
The 32-year-old Texan opens with “Drunken Poet’s Dream,” co-written with longtime Lone Star roust…


B+ for Trouble in Mind | Hayes Carll | News

Posted: April 4th, 2008

B+

Basic Story
Um, how to describe? Dude from Texas with backward name plays country rock? The extra “l” is, presumably, for extra lovin’.

Sample Grab
“It’s girls like this that keep me tryin’ / She goes off like an air raid siren”
— “Bad L…


Carll: No Longer a Mess in Texas | Hayes Carll | News

Posted: April 2nd, 2008

Hayes Carll has just released his third album, Trouble In Mind. His first, Flowers And Liquor, for Compadre Records, was produced by Lisa Morales of Sisters Morales. His second, Little Rock, released independently, was produced by R. S. Field. One of i…


Houston Magazine: Carll’s Going Coastal | Hayes Carll | News

Posted: April 2nd, 2008

Singer-songwriter Hayes Carll took an unusual road to success. Born in the suburbs of Houston, he moved to the Galveston area, of all places, to jump-start his career as a musician in his twenties. And it actually worked; Carll is finally enjoying the …


Trouble In Mind: “Rugged Country Folk-Rock” | Hayes Carll | News

Posted: April 2nd, 2008

The Americana singer/songwriter rises from the Stephen King approved indie ranks to the major-label sweepstakes on his third release, and first for Lost Highway. It’s a strong if characteristic collection of rugged country folk-rock sung with Hayes Car…