New Single From John Mellencamp
ft. Martina McBride
“Grandview” is also one of two instant-grat tracks included in the Sad Clowns & Hillbillies album coming out on April 28
Over the course of his 40 year musical career, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee John Mellencamp has established himself as one of the greatest living American singer/songwriters, following the illustrious footsteps forged by Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash, and Bob Dylan
Mellencamp has sold over 25 Million albums in the US and has been nominated for 14 Grammy awards
Sad Clowns & Hillbillies was recorded at Belmont Mall, Indiana, USA, for which Mellencamp produced the entire album
He also wrote every song on the new album, except “Damascus Road” (written by Carlene Carter) and “Early Bird Café” (written by Lane Tietgenentire)
JOHN MELLENCAMP TO RELEASE “SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES” FEATURING CARLENE CARTER APRIL 28thON REPUBLIC RECORDS
New Single “Grandview” Featuring Martina McBride Released Today
On April 28th, Heartland rocker John Mellencamp will release his 23rd full-length album, Sad Clowns & Hillbillies featuring Carlene Carter, the daughter of June Carter Cash and stepdaughter of Johnny Cash, on Republic Records. Sad Clowns & Hillbillies returns Mellencamp to the musical eclecticism that is, itself, a reflection of his wide-ranging musings on life. John Mellencamp is an authentic voice of American music and master storyteller with a commitment to creating traditional rock & roll, bittersweet songs of happiness and melancholia, and fervent political dissent. His passions and experiences resonate beautifully in this showcase of his music. Sad Clowns & Hillbillies is produced by John Mellencamp.
Mellencamp’s new single is “Grandview” featuring Country music star Martina McBride. He released the track, Easy Target in January as a continuation of Mellencamp’s journey to convey the truth through this passionate and plain-spoken song. The video's release occurred on the eve of the inauguration. The song focuses on the Black Lives Matter movement as well as gun violence in America. Fans who pre-order Sad Clowns & Hillbillies will get an instant download of Grandview and Easy Target.
This summer, Mellencamp will tour for 22 stops across North America for his all-new Sad Clowns & Hillbillies tour kicking off on June 5th in Denver, Colorado with special guests, Emmylou Harris, tour-mate Carlene Carter and Lily & Madeleine.
Sad Clowns and Hillbillies is the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s follow up to 2014’s critically-acclaimed, Plain Spoken, Mellencamp’s fourth consecutive Top 20 album, dating back to 2007’s Freedom Road.
Official video "Grandview"
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