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Nate Currin - 'The Madman and the Poet' (album stream) (premiere)

Southern singer-songwriter Nate Currin writes poetic, plain-spoken, emotionally charged songs that are deeply affecting.

Southern singer-songwriter Nate Currin writes poetic, plain-spoken, emotionally charged songs that are deeply affecting. Currin is also a master at creating atmosphere in his music and he's equally comfortable rocking the house on songs like "Midnight Train" and slowing things down for a stunningly beautiful ballad like "A Madman and a Poet".

Now Currin is set to release a concept album of sorts. Currin explains that "The Madman and the Poet is a concept album, a two-sided feature that shows the dichotomy between the beautiful things in life and the dark and introspective times that leave us shrouded in questions." It makes for a great listen with a range of textures and feelings.

Currin says that "'The Madman and the Poet' is my journey... it's a combination of the dark, gritty underbelly and the angelic wings of this thing we call life. It's the struggle we all have with things like greed, pride, lost love, doubt, and yet also encompassing of the beauty of grace, freedom, and faith."

Nate Currin's The Madman and the Poet releases April 15th.

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