Honkey-tonkin’ rocker Grant Langston has been building an enviable live reputation and a deep catalog of recorded songs over the last 10 years, but his latest record “Stand Up Man” tops it all.
It has all the twangy guitars, clever and comedic-tinged lyrics, ripping solos, and danceable country grooves that you could want, delivered in Grant’s immediately distinctive style (once again delivered by his long time band “The Supermodels”). Production with Rich McCulley at the board and mastering by Todd Herfindal gives this one the stamp of guaranteed quality sonics.
This is our third record design with Grant, and for this one we went for a sparse, straight up look (in 4 panel digipak form) that features high quality photos we shot of him in the Amplitude studios. Standing simply with his guitar, albeit in a sharp suit, speaks volumes about the humility and lack of artifice heard all over his music. Grant’s stuff is the real deal, and he cares about his craft, which we reinforced with a close up shot of his hands across his guitar (where he has spent thousands of hours practicing and writing). But he also likes to rock out a bar, so the CD features an action shot of him making his guitar sing.
We’re proud to have worked this long alongside one of the hardest working and swiftly rising Americana artists in Southern Cali. If you haven’t seen his band live you have been missing out!