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Jason Isbell: The Highway Loves The Sin

Holly Gleason, Paste, 10 June 2013

"I REMEMBER THAT PLACE being this mythical hellhole," Jason Isbell says quietly. He's not speaking of the addiction he's recently kicked, but the place of his father's employment, which gave his new album Southeastern its name. "When I was seven or eight, my father would go off to work there — and it was sort of scary."

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