Andrew Combs Selected by NPR as a "Musician You'll Tell Your Friends About in 2015"

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Andrew Combs' is one of NPR Music's "Musicians You'll Tell Your Friends About In 2015."

Of his forthcoming album All These Dreams (out March 3 on Coin Records/Thirty Tigers), NPR Music's Ann Powers proclaims, "Combs's voice is so evocative on All These Dreams, and the settings he creates with his collaborators (led by the outstanding guitar duo, Steelism) are so rich, it's a damn good thing his lyrics live up to the presentation.

This might be the Americana album of 2015." Additionally, of the first single, "Foolin'," Rolling Stone Country praises, "...a shimmering, Orbison-like arrangement." The song is also now available for purchase at iTunes.

In celebration of the release, Combs will join Justin Townes Earle on a series of winter European dates followed by a series of U.S. shows with The Apache Relay.

Additionally, in April he will perform at the 2015 Stagecoach Festival in Indio, CA. See details below.

Produced by Jordan Lehning and Skylar Wilson (Caitlin Rose), All These Dreams was recorded in Nashville with many of Combs' longtime musical collaborators including lead guitarist Jeremy Fetzer and pedal steel guitarist Spencer Cullum Jr. (of the instrumental duo Steelism) as well as bassist Mike Rinne and drummer Ian Fitchuk. Of the new music, Combs shares, "I feel like this record has a much different thread that ties the songs together.

All These Dreams explores more complex arrangements, lyrics and musical tones.

Spirituality and songwriting kind of go hand-in-hand to me, in the way that I am constantly searching for something bigger and more meaningful.

A song like 'Slow Road to Jesus' is about finding redemption, but it's also about coming to terms with taking the long way to get there."

The new album follows Combs' acclaimed 2012 debut, Worried Man, which American Songwriter gave a 4-star review, writing, "As singer-songwriter first albums go, it'll be tough to beat this as one of the years finest, from a newcomer who is hopefully just tapping into his talent," while Southern Living praised, "the Nashville-dwelling, Dallas native is well on his way to becoming a preeminent voice in his genre."