Album cover artwork for Blackberry Smoke album with black vinyl record popping outBlackberry Smoke are from Atlanta, Georgia and this year sees them celebrating their 20-year anniversary with the release of their seventh studio album. What better way to celebrate than to make a record which reflects respect for the people, place and sound of their home state?

This is southern rock, with their signature heavy guitar and bass riffs loud and proud; they also get some funky grooves and real deal honky tonk country in the mix too.

Produced by fellow Georgia native Dave Cobb (Jason Isbell, Brandi Carlile), the group spent 10 days recording at Nashville’s famed RCA Studio A, Cobb’s home base. Blackberry Smoke, we hear you loud and clear.

You Hear Georgia by Blackberry Smoke is out May 28 via Cooking Vinyl.

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