MCP Sessions: Suzie Brown

“‘Sweet Tooth’ was the very first song I ever wrote in Nashville, before I moved here,” says singer/songwriter Suzie Brown of her perennially punny tune. “My husband Scot [Sax] was here to write, and I was in the hotel. I… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Leslie Tom

Earlier this year, Denver-based singer/songwriter Leslie Tom, who cut her teeth in her native Texas listening to Hank Williams, Patsy Cline and Bob Wills on the radio of her father’s Ford truck, released her new self-titled EP. Produced by John Macy (The… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Ron Pope – “Someday We’re All Gonna Die”

“I’ve always told stories,” says alt-country rocker Ron Pope, who is one of the best (and one of our favorite) tale spinners around these days. “I was in a car with my dad and one of his friends, and we… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Roger Street Friedman – “Shoot The Moon”

Shoot The Moon, Roger Street Friedman’s latest release via The Playroom Records and co-produced by Friedman and Felix McTeigue (co-writer of Florida Georgia Line’s #1 hit “Anything Goes” and Americana chart topper and Grammy-nominated “Wreck You” by Lori McKenna), is the result… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Justin Townes Earle – “What’s She Crying For”

After a decade-long career as an artist, seasoned performer Justin Townes Earle is in the midst of experiencing several “firsts”– on May 26th, Earle will release his New West Records debut Kids In The Street, which marks his first time working with… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Ben Miller Band – “Ghosts” & “Hurry Up and Wait”

 Since its formation in 2004, the Joplin, Missouri-based Ben Miller Band has taken the DIY approach to a whole new level, tipping its collective trucker hat to the rootsy ruckus of America’s musical past, while carving out its own quirky… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Lilly Hiatt – “Far Away”

Nashville songstress Lilly Hiatt played her stirring song, “Far Away”, exclusively for us at New West Records in Nashville recently. “Far Away” is the first song from Hiatt’s latest release, 2015’s Royal Blue; the record, produced by Adam Landry, embodies a gritty spirit of… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Hailey Whitters – “Low All Afternoon”

Nashville’s Hailey Whitters, who released her debut album Black Sheep to widespread acclaim on October 2nd, recently performed  “Low All Afternoon”, a track from the album, exclusively for Mother Church Pew. Of the song, Whitters says: “It’s not necessarily about me, it’s… Continue Reading