Robert Earl Keen's Rose Hotel Hits #1 on Americana Radio


Robert Earl Keen
Robert Earl Keen's first studio album in four years, The Rose Hotel (Lost Highway), continues to gain critical praise by reaching number one on the AMA Americana Radio Airplay chart on November 2. Keen will be on tour with his full band through the remainder of the year and in 2010.

The Rose Hotel is a collection of 11 songs, including covers of Townes Van Zandt's "Flying Shoes," Greg Brown's "Laughing River," and an homage to another Americana legend, Levon Helm, on "The Man Behind The Drums." The Rose Hotel was produced by acclaimed producer, Lloyd Maines.

Complete Robert Earl Keen tour dates available here.

Praise for The Rose Hotel
"Top-notch tunesmiths are as plentiful as tumbleweed in Texas, and Americana veteran Robert Earl Keen is one of the best." - USA Today

"Creating a chorus that's so obvious, so contagious, so pleasurable that people want to sing along is a rare pop-music talent, and he's got it." - Paste

"Essentially, The Rose Hotel is one of those rare albums where every track can be recommended and the entire experience is superb..." - Blurt On Line (8 out of 10)

"...Keen's on-point throughout Hotel, making it an establishment fans will eagerly frequent." - Fort Worth Star-Telegram

"Country music can keep Kenny Chesney, but Robert Earl Keen is for all of us." - Oregonian

"Robert Earl Keen is best known for his story songs and witty lyrical lines, but his first studio album in four years is most noteworthy for its groove. You're gonna want to request a late check-out from this 'Hotel.'" - Austin American Statesman

[Published on: 11/30/09]

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