By The Riverside
Label: Yep Roc Records
The title track could be the most soulful tune Chatham County Line has put on tape in its short recording history. But Speed of the Whippoorwill is more than just a testament to the group's rapid evolution. It's about a bluegrass sound that's both a product and a reflection of modern America. Sure, it exudes that old-time feel, but narrative-heavy tunes like "They Were Just Children" and "Coming Home" are filled with populist characters who are probably carrying the same celly as you.