Rhett Miller – The Messenger – Clear and Black Swirled Vinyl Record
New solo album from Old 97’s frontman
Includes Digital Download
Brand new, never played and still in the factory plastic
The Messenger is a solo album by American singer-songwriter Rhett Miller, released on November 9, 2018. Rhett Miller is best known as the frontman of the alt-country band Old 97’s. However, “The Messenger” showcases his skills as a solo artist, exploring a range of musical styles and lyrical themes.
The album can be described as a collection of introspective and heartfelt songs, showcasing Miller’s songwriting prowess and his ability to craft engaging melodies. It features a mix of acoustic-driven tracks and more uptempo, rock-infused numbers.
Lyrically, “The Messenger” delves into themes of love, longing, self-reflection, and personal growth. Miller’s introspective and poetic lyrics provide glimpses into his experiences and emotions, often with a touch of wistfulness and vulnerability.
Standout tracks from the album include the title track, “The Messenger,” a heartfelt ballad that reflects on the complexities of human connection, and “Total Disaster,” an energetic and catchy song that combines relatable lyrics with an infectious melody. Other notable songs on the album include “Permanent Damage,” “You Were a Stranger,” and “I Used to Write in Notebooks.”
“The Messenger” received positive reviews from critics, who praised Miller’s songwriting and the album’s overall cohesiveness. It showcases a blend of folk, rock, and pop influences, highlighting Miller’s ability to seamlessly navigate different musical territories while maintaining his distinctive sound.
The Messenger is a captivating solo effort by Rhett Miller, demonstrating his talent as a songwriter and performer outside of his work with the Old 97’s. The album offers a heartfelt and introspective journey, inviting listeners to connect with the emotions and experiences conveyed through Miller’s music.
Did I Lose You At I Love You
You Were A Stranger
The Human Condition
Close Most Of The Time
I Used To Write In Notebooks
I Can’t Change
Bitter / Sweet
We’re In Trouble