Josh Ritter - Noise11.com

Josh Ritter

by Andrew Tijs on July 12, 2012

in Uncategorized

JW Player goes here

Global troubadour Josh Ritter explains how personal tragedies might just change the direction of his hyper-literate folk.

The industrious Idaho-born musical wanderer Josh Ritter released his sixth album of entrancing fables  So Runs The World Away in 2010, added an EP ‘Bringing In The Darlings’ to the Australian tour edition, and is already at work on a new novel and a new album.

We talk to him about all of the above, plus being named as one of the best songwriters in the world, having Stephen King as a fan, being a ‘ham’ during live shows, and how a recent brush with death and his divorce last year will affect new music .

Comments

comments

Related Posts

James Taylor performs with his All Star Band in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday 8 February 2017. photo Ros OGorman
James Taylor Releases His Kids Book Based On Sweet Baby James

One of the great classics of James Taylor's repertoire is undoubtedly "Sweet Baby James" from the album of the same name.

March 31, 2018
Bill Dwyer Band
Check Out The Bill Dwyer Band From Boston

Bill Dwyer Band from Boston are one of those American bands that remind people of the real American bands they listened to in the 70s. The sound reaches back to the same influences Keith Richards went to when he evolved the Stones with ‘Exile On Main Street’.

March 28, 2018
Darius Rucker
Hootie and the Blowfish To Reunite For One Show In Atlanta

In the mid-90's, there may have been no artist that dominated the radio more than Hootie and the Blowfish.

March 16, 2018
Ryan Adams. photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ryan Adams Has An Albums Worth of Material Set To Go

It's now been just over a year since the last Ryan Adams album. That's not an extraordinary time for most artists but for Adams, who released eight studio albums between 2000 and 2005, that's an eternity.

March 9, 2018
Jackson Browne performs at the Palais Theatre in St Kilda on Friday 1 April 2016.
Jackson Browne Adds In 14 US Dates

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne has added fourteen dates to his upcoming tour for July and early-August.

February 27, 2018
Bonnie Raitt, Deni Blues & Roots Festival, Noise11, Ros O'Gorman, Photo
National Guitar Museum To Award Bonnie Raitt Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Guitar Museum has announced that Bonnie Raitt, one of the most accomplished guitarists of the past 50 years, will receive its annual Lifetime Achievement Award. Raitt is only the eighth recipient of the award.

February 20, 2018
Rita Coolidge
Rita Coolidge To Release New Album After SXSW

Rita Coolidge will release her new album, Safe in the Arms of Time, on May 4 via Blue Elan Records.

February 16, 2018