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Robbie Fulks: Upland Stories

Holly Gleason, Paste, 19 May 2016

BEFORE STURGILL SIMPSON or Chris Stapleton, there was Robbie Fulks: a hardcore alt-country sensation, writing subversive songs like his Nashville anti-Valentine 'Fuck This Town', 'She Took A Lot of Pills (and Died)' and the religion-quaffing 'God Isn't Real'. With a Buck Owens Bakersfield beat, this was "punk goes old-school beer joint" with the audacity to throw down.

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