Sturgill Simpson About
Sturgill Simpson is an independent Neotraditional Country artist from Jackson, Kentucky, and based out of Nashville, Tennessee. He’s played music all his life – I’ve always played music. But you know, in eastern Kentucky, everybody plays music. It’s never something you ever think for a second growing up, “Oh, I can do this for a living.” It’s what you do after work, (NPR Interview) – but he started taking it seriously in 2012, releasing debut High Top Mountain in 2013 and critically-acclaimed second album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music in 2014. In april 2016 Sturgill released his third album, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.