Ray LaMontagne Works Against The 'Grain'
On the heels of his 2006 album "Till the Sun Turns Black," Ray LaMontagne is set to release his third studio album, "Gossip in the Grain," Sept. 9 via RCA.On the heels of his 2006 album "Till the Sun Turns Black," Ray LaMontagne is set to release his third studio album, "Gossip in the Grain," Sept. 9 via RCA.
With producer Ethan Johns once again helming the decks, the 10-song album will feature more fleshed-out arrangements with help from LaMontagne's touring band -- bassist Jennifer Condos and guitarist Eric Heywood – and Johns on drums. Also featured is singer/songwriter Leona Naess on "A Falling Through" and "I Still Care for You."
The album includes a track called "Meg White," which an RCA spokesperson explained was "an homage" to the White Stripes drummer.
Both of LaMontagne's first two efforts made The Billboard 200, with "Till the Sun" peaking at No. 28 and his debut, "Trouble," registering a No. 189 high.
The Maine native currently has no tour dates scheduled.
Here is the track list for "Gossip in the Grain":
"Let It Be Me"
"Hey Me, Hey Mama"
"I Still Care For You"
"Achin' All The Time"
"Henry Nearly Killed Me (It's A Shame)"
"A Falling Through"
"Gossip In The Grain"