Chris Stapleton followed up his Grammy Award-winning, double platinum 2015 debut Traveller with not one but two albums in 2017. From A Room: Volume 1 and a second installment, From A Room: Volume 2 later in the year. The albums take their names from Nashville's historic RCA Studio A, where they were recorded during the winter of 2016-2017.
Once again produced by Grammy Award-winning producer Dave Cobb, Volume 1 features eight original songs as well as a rendition of "Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning" written by Gary P. Nunn and Donna Sioux Farar and made famous by Willie Nelson. Other highlights include "Second One To Know" which Stapleton recently premiered at the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards as well as the album's first single, "Either Way."
In addition to Stapleton on vocals and guitar and Cobb on acoustic guitar, the album features Morgane Stapleton on harmony vocals as well as longtime band-members J.T. Cure on bass and Derek Mixon on drums and musicians Mickey Raphael on harmonica, Robby Turner on pedal steel and Mike Webb on keys.
"I'm real proud of this record," Stapleton exclaimed at a record release party at RCA Studio A in Nashville, TN. "We made it right here in (RCA Studio A) like the last one. We camped out in here...and had a lot of fun recording things."
- Broken Halos
- Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning
- Second One To Know
- Up To No Good Livin'
- Either Way
- I Was Wrong
- Without Your Love
- Them Stems
- Death Row