Album cover artwork for Willie NelsonIt’s not surprising to discover that Willie Nelson has a new album out – only his second this year. And as the title states, yep, it’s all about family – which isn’t unusual either.

This record comprises 12 favorite songs from the Nelson family repertoire, all with strong gospel and spiritual connections; amongst its tracklist you’ll find A.P. Carter, Hank Williams, Kris Kristofferson and George Harrison, as well as Nelson’s own material.

The family are sister Bobbie, sons Micah and Lukas, daughters Paula and Amy, and bandmembers who play a big part in this group of kin: Mickey Raphael, Billy English, Kevin Smith and long-time drummer Paul English, who passed away last year.

Ultimately, there’s a casual comfort to this album which just makes you love the Nelsons even more.

The Willie Nelson Family Band is out now via Sony.

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