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Wall Street Journal Streams New Black Lillies Album, 'Runaway Freeway Blues'


If Ryan Reed's cover profile of Cruz Contreras and the Black Lillies in last week's issue made you curious about the band's new album (or if you were already a fan and eagerly anticipating Runaway Freeway Blues), you can stream it at the Wall Street Journal's Speakeasy blog. 

WSJ's Eric R. Danton describes the new album, the band's third: 

The songs have a rootsy flair, mixing folk, honky-tonk country and gospel into a winsome hybrid traditional enough to appeal to an Opry crowd -- no independent act has performed there more than the Black Lillies -- and expansive enough to ensnare a broader audience.

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