Ryan Montbleau: Heartbreak Road
This post is tagged “Ryan Montbleau Band,” but the song is from a new solo album by Ryan coming out soon: For Higher.
It’s “kind of” solo:
To make a long story short, in May of 2011, Ben put together a dream session band with George Porter Jr. on bass, Ivan Neville on keys, Anders Osborne on guitar and Simon Lott on drums. Amazingly, all of those guys were free for two long days and nights after Jazz Fest. The whole thing clicked and I was blessed to make music with them and sing my guts out for those long, surreal and wonderful sessions. They are incredible musicians and awesome human beings. The end result is a mix of originals (including one co-write with Eric Krasno of Soulive) and some choice, deep covers.
Heartbreak Road is a Bill Withers’ cover. It sounds great. You must listen to it right now and then buy the album.