Shawn Mullins

Shawn Mullins

Singer-songwriter Shawn Mullins began work on his latest album over a year ago in Atlanta. Last February, about halfway through the recording process, Mullins decided he needed a change of scenery and sounds. He called his old friend in New Orleans, Mike West, at his home studio, The 9th Ward Pickin' Parlor.

"Mike played all over my Soul's Core album, and I love the sounds he gets on his own records," Mullins said. "I wanted that same, raw, unpolished sound for my new project, and luckily Mike had a week open. So I packed my things and together... more