A Soulful Sound interviewed Chad Elliott about his upcoming release of Rest Heavy.
"ASOULFULSOUND: Right out of the gates with the title track, “Rest Heavy,” the listener knows they are about to take a journey with you. What was the inspiration for that song and the decision to make it the album title?
CE: I like songs that can be considered a cross between a love song and a gospel song. Otis Redding sounds like that to me. "Rest Heavy" wrote itself on an Easter Sunday a couple years ago. When we brought it to Sun Studio, the performance went so smoothly, just one take, in the studio I felt like it captured the essence of the sessions."
See the full interview here: https://asoulfulsound.wordpress.com/2018/07/11/interview-soulful-bluesman-chad-elliott/.
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Americana Songwriter residing in the Midwest.