Easy Listening For Jerks - Pt.1 Vinyl EP

The Dead South's first covers EP, mastered for vinyl on a 10" black vinyl


Easy Listening for Jerks - Pt. 1 includes the Sun belt-meets-black belt take on “You Are My Sunshine,” in which The Dead South dig below the surface layer lullaby to levels of deep desperation, a mood well suited to the prospector’s baritone of Nate Hilts. In a minor key, “Keep On The Sunny Side,” changes from sweet to sinister. “Matterhorn,” a gallant adventure tale that sees four friends set off to climb a mountain, also works on the level of The Dead South’s origin story. “It’s closer here to heaven than it is back to the ground,” goes the song, now also a fitting encapsulation of the band’s feelings of anxiety and exhilaration about returning to life on the road.


  • Keep On The Sunny Side
  • Pallet On The Floor
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken
  • Flint Hill Special
  • You Are My Sunshine
  • Matterhorn


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