Tag Archives: Hayes Carll

Deleted Scene: Hayes Carll

Hayes Carll's devotion to the songwriter's art entails contemplating sex with Ann Coulter if necessary.

I’m a big fan of Austin singer-songwriter Hayes Carll, whose work I have written about before. I talked to him last week for Washingtonian; you can read that here. In honor of his appearance at the Birchmere tonight, I’d like to share a question I asked him when last I interviewed him, in June of this year. I wasn’t able to use what he said in the piece I wrote then, so here it is now for you enjoyment and/or edification. Take it away, Me. Continue reading

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Hayes Carll Gets James Carville & Mary Matalin to Show Up in His Video

Hayes Carll's devotion to the songwriter's art entails contemplating sex with Ann Coulter if necessary.

I’ve been doing the Capital Fringe Festival and not a ton else this month, but I did cheat on Fringe & Purge long enough to write this little ditty about Hayes Carll, a country singer-songwriter whose KMAG YOYO is one of my favorite records so far this year. Fun fact: He grew up in The Woodlands, TX, which are the very suburbs that inspired one of my favorite records from last year, Arcade Fire‘s The Suburbs.

Hayes Carll at the RnR Hotel

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Reviewed for the Paper of Record.

The Setlist:

01 Drunken Poet’s Dream
02 Wild as a Turkey
03 Beaumont
04 I Got a Gig
05 Faulker Street
06 Rivertown
07 Little Rock
08 Arkansas Blues
09 Good Friends
10 Bad Liver and a Broken Heart
11 Girl Downtown
12 Chickens
13 She Left Me for Jesus
14 I Don’t Wanna Grow Up
15 (new Christmas song written “just the other day”)
16 Highway 87
17 Down the Road Tonight

ENCORE:
18 Long Way Home
19 Wish I Hadn’t Stayed So Long
20 A Lover Like You

I Am Prolific as Hell.

Nick Cave’s new album gets an A-grade in Media Mix, and the backwards-named Texan Hayes Carll comes close.

Also in yesterday Paper of Record, a little interview with the man who gets my vote for greatest broadcast journalist alive, excerpted from a much longer conversation we had last week. I’m hoping to post more of that soon.