Rod Picott is currently recording songs for the next album release tentatively titled Hard Luck Baby. Renowned producer RS Field [Justin Townes Earle, Hayes Carll, Sonny Landreth, Billy Joe Shaver, Allison Moorer] is producing the sessions. Booking continues for a fall European tour with dates in The Netherlands, Germany, England and Scotland.
Rod is in the middle stages of a Kickstarter fan funding campaign to release the new CD. This is your chance to become a recording industry mogul! You do not have to donate to watch the video and hear about the new CD but if you would like to join the team, help spread the word, become a part of the campaign, access videos from the sessions and hear samples from the new recording go to:
Huge thanks to everyone who has helped get us halfway there so far...fingers crossed!
"...an artist who deserves to be heard"
-Nate Dow/Boston Herald
"... Maine's finest songwriter"
-Arthur Wood/Maverick Magazine
"...expertly nurtured and nuanced"
-The Daily Mirror
"...an album for our times."
"...everything Picott touches turns to gold here."
-Jason MacNeil/Country Standard Time
"...a striking collection of songs"
-Jay N Miller/The Patriot Ledger
"...Beautiful and heartbreaking songs-one of the best on the Americana and folk scene"
“...If you're a fan of great songwriting, you're a fan of Rod Picott. Simple as that."
-Brian Koppelman [Director/Screenwriter -Oceans Thirteen, Solitary Man, Rounders]
"...major major talent"
-Robert Oerrman Music Row Magazine
Rod Picott was voted #1 Songwriter of the year for 2011 by the Freeform American Roots Radio reporters
Rod Picott was voted #1 Male artist of the year by the FAR Chart reporters.
Welding Burns was voted the #5 CD release of 2011 by the FAR Chart reporters.
Rod Picott's 2011 release Welding Burns spent 10 straight weeks on the AMA chart