Jake Smith describes his 8th studio album Year of the Dark Horse as The White Buffalo | apartment

ANAHEIM, California – When Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Jake Smith, who goes by the nickname The White Buffalo, started toying with ideas for his eighth studio album, he decided to challenge himself by coming up with something sonically and lyrically did other things.

When he googled his band, he saw that they had essentially been categorized into the country genre, which he said he could understand, but it didn’t feel quite right.

This page requires Javascript.

Javascript is required to read premium content. Please enable it in your browser settings.

kAm”%92E [email protected]=5 [email protected] >J >:?5[” 96 D2:5 5FC:?8 2 C646?E [email protected]?6 :?E6CG:6H H9:=6 @? E96 [email protected] πŸ˜• [email protected] @7 E96 ?6H [email protected]?46AE 2=3F>[ β€œ*62C @7 E96 s2C< [email protected][” H9:49 H2D C6=62D65 }@G] “]k^Am

kAmβ€œx ?6G6C [email protected] [email protected]?ECJ H2D >J E9:?8[” 96 6IA=2:?65] “x [email protected]?’ED:?8 [email protected] [email protected][email protected] 4FAD 2?5 ECF46D [email protected] >6 2?5 :E’D 2=H2JD 366? [email protected] @7 2 86?C6\=6DD E9:?8]”k^Am

kAm$>:E9 β€” [email protected] G6CD2E:=6 [email protected]?5 :?4=F56D 6=6>6?ED @7 [email protected]=[ [email protected]<[ 3=F6D 2?5 p>6C:42?2\[email protected]@ED >FD:4 β€” 82:?65 [email protected]=2C:EJ H96? 9:D [email protected]?8D H6C6 FD65 @? E96 u) 5C2>2 β€œ[email protected]?D @7 p?2C49J]” sFC:?8 E96 7:?2= [email protected]? @7 E96 [email protected] πŸ˜• a_`c[ 9:D >FD:4 D6CG65 2D E96 [email protected]?5EC24< 2D 96 [email protected]:565 “ [email protected]?8D E[email protected]=[ H:E9 E96 =2DE [email protected]?8 πŸ˜• E96 D6C:6D 7:?2=6[ β€œ[email protected]>6 [email protected]:? %96 |FC56C” 762EFC:?8 %96 [email protected] #2?86CD[ 82C?6C:?8 %96 (9:E6 [email protected] 9:D 7:CDE t>>J pH2C5 [email protected]>:?2E:@?] w:[email protected]?8D 92G6 [email protected] 366? FD65 @? %’ [email protected] =:<6 β€œ%9:D xD &D[” β€œr2=:[email protected]?:42E:@?[” β€œ%96 !F?:D96C” 2?5 762EFC6 7:=>D :?4=F5:?8 β€œ$96=E6C[” β€œ$276 w2G6?” 2?5 β€œ(6DE @7 |6>A9:D]"k^Am

kAmx? 2? [email protected] [email protected]<6 E96 G6CJ DA64:7:4 =236= [email protected] [email protected]? 9:>[ $>:E9 D2:5 96 564:565 [email protected] AFE [email protected]? 9:D [email protected]:4 8F:E2C H96? 96 3682? HC:E:?8 [email protected]?8D E9:D E:>6 [email protected]?5 2?5 A:4<65 FA 2 DJ?E96D:K6C [email protected] A=2J H:E9 5FC:?8 E96 A2?56>:4 [email protected]<[email protected]?D 2E [email protected]>6]k^Am

kAm”x DE2CE65 HC:E:?8 H:E9 5:[email protected]?5D @? 2? :?DECF>6?E E92E x C62==J 5:5?’E 6G6? F49 2=H2JD HC:EE6? 6I4=FD:G6=J @? [email protected]:4 8F:E2C[ :E @A6?65 >6 FA [email protected] 5:776C6?E [email protected]?5D42A6D 2?5 >[email protected]:6D 2?5 @A6?65 FA E9:D [email protected]=6 ?6H [email protected]=5[ [email protected] E92E :?DA:C65 2 [email protected] @? E9:D ?6H 2=3F> 2D H6==]”k^Am

kAm%96 [email protected]?46AE [email protected] E96 2=3F> DE2CE65 [email protected] E2<6 D92A6 2D 96 >2AA65 @FE E96 [email protected] 2C4 @7 [email protected][email protected]:?8 2? 2?E:\[email protected] [email protected] E96 [email protected] [email protected]?D 2?5 :[email protected]@C2E65 2 [email protected] [email protected] 2D H6==]w6 925 2 3F?49 @7 >FD :42= :?7=F6?46D DH:>>:?8 πŸ˜• 9: D9625[ DF49 2D t=64EC:4 {:89E ~C496DEC2[ %@> (2:ED 2?5 qCF46 $AC:?8DE66?[ E96 =2EE6C @7 H9:49 96’== 36 @A6?:?8 [email protected] @? [email protected] πŸ˜• xE2=J πŸ˜• a_ab]k^Am

kAm(9:=6 [email protected] 6?E:C6=J 2 [email protected]< @7 7:4E:@?[ 96 D2:5 E96C6’D >@C6 [email protected]:@8C2A9:42= =JC:42= [email protected]?E6?E H:E9:? E96 [email protected]?8D E92? 96 C62=:K65 2E E96 E:>6 96 H2D HC:E:?8 E96>] $>:E9 [email protected] [email protected]<65 H:E9 2 ?6H [email protected][ y2J [email protected][ [email protected] 92D [email protected] [email protected]?8D 2?5 2=3F>D [email protected] 2CE:DED =:<6 tC:4 r9FC49[ r286 E96 t=6A92?E[ t>>[email protected] w2CC:D[ u:5=2C 2?5 !2EEJ vC:77:?]k^Am

kAmβ€œw6’D [email protected] E96 [email protected] E9:?8 [email protected] 2 D2G2?E @C 86?:FD x’G6 6G6C [email protected]<65 H:E9[” 96 D2:5] β€žw6 AFD965 FD [email protected] 6IEC6>6D 2?5 x H2?E65 [email protected] ;FDE [email protected]? E96 4286D x’G6 366? EC2AA65 :?]β€œk^Am

kAm%96 32?5 β€” :?4=F5:?8 32DD:DE[ <6JD A=2J6C 2?5 8F:E2C:DE r9C:[email protected] [email protected] 2?5 5CF>>6C |2EE {[email protected] β€” [email protected] E96 `a\EC24< 2=3F> πŸ˜• ;FDE “ 52JD 2E 2 DEF5:@ πŸ˜• }2D9G:==6[ %6??6DD66[ [email protected] 2 J62C [email protected]] $>:E9 D2:5 :E H2D [email protected]@5 [email protected] 36 23=6 [email protected] 86E 2H2J 2?5 36 7C66 @7 5:DEC24E:@?D]w6 [email protected] 2 [email protected]?8 A6C 52J[ 2?5 [email protected] [email protected]?8D @? 52J ?:?6[ :?4=F5:?8 2 [email protected] [email protected]?8 [email protected] E96 DF>>6C [email protected]? D64E:@? E92E 96 925 2=C625J HC:EE6? 2 >[email protected] [email protected]]k^Am

kAmβ€œx H2D [email protected]>A=6E6=J [email protected]?DF>65[ H2=<:?8 [email protected]?5 2?5 >F>3=:?8 =:<6 2 [email protected]>A=6E6 >25>2? HC:E:?8 E96D6 [email protected]?8D[” 96 D2:5] “x H2D H2<:?8 FA :? E96 >@C?:?8 [email protected] H6 9:E E96 DEF5:@ 2?5 HC:E:?8 E96 =JC:4D [email protected] E92E 52J 2?5 [email protected]@>6 @7 E96 @E96CD[ ;FDE [email protected]?4:?8 [email protected]?5 [email protected]?5D 2?5 [email protected]?8D 2?5 ECJ:?8 [email protected] 4C62E6 2?5 [email protected] >2<6 :E A6C764E[ 3642FD6 x =:<6 :>A6C764E[ 3FE >2<6 :E 2D [email protected]@5 2D :E [email protected]=5 36]”k^Am

kAm%96 7:?2= [email protected] :?4=F56D `a >FD:42= G:8?6EE6Dj 96’D C6=62D65 β€œ}@E %@52J[” β€œ(:?E6C p4E a” 2?5 β€œz:[email protected]> [email protected] 2 [email protected]@=[” E9FD 72C]k^Am

kAmβ€œx H2?E65 [email protected] >2<6 2? 2=3F> E92E H2D >256 [email protected] 36 [email protected]?DF>65 2== 2E @?46 2?5 E92E [email protected]=5 E2<6 [email protected] @? E9:DC:56[” 96 D2:5] "x 2==6C 2?5 [email protected] E92? E96J’G6 [email protected]=J 6G6C 366?[ 3FE x’> AC6EEJ @=5 [email protected]@= 2D 72C 2D >J [email protected] [email protected] 2=>@DE 6G6CJE9:?8]”k^Am

kAm%96 32?5 92D DAC:?<=65 2 76H @7 E96 ?6H [email protected]?8D :[email protected] E96 =:G6 D6E[ H9:49 H2D 2 492==6?86 [email protected] E96 EC:@ [email protected]?D:56C:?8 2== @7 E96 =2J6CD @7 >FD:4 E92E H6C6 4C62E65 :?D:56 E96 DEF5:@]k^Am

kAmβ€œ*@F 92G6 [email protected] A:4< 2?5 [email protected]@D6 [email protected]@ >2<6 E96 [email protected]?8D [email protected]< =:G6 3642FD6 :E'D [email protected] [email protected]?: 42==J =FD9 E92E [email protected] 42? ?6G6C 92G6 E92E >2?J [email protected]=6 @? DE286 [email protected] :E[” 96 D2:5] “%96C6’D 2 [email protected] πŸ˜• 92G:?8 :E ;FDE 36 2 EC:@ E92E x E9:?< H96? H6 255 @E96C [email protected]=6[ :E =6DD6?D E96 5J?2>:4 @7 E92E] qFE E96J'G6 366? [email protected]>:?8 @77 [email protected]@5 2?5 H6’C6 =62C?:?8 2D H6 [email protected]](6’G6 366? ;@?6D:?’ [email protected] 86E E96> @FE : [email protected] E96 [email protected]=5 2?5 [email protected] 36 23=6 [email protected] DE2CE A=2J:?8 E96> =:G6[ [email protected] E92E 2=H2JD <66AD E9:?8D 6I4:E:?8]”k^Am

kAm$>:E9 [email protected] DE6AA65 H6== @FED:56 @7 9:D [email protected]>[email protected] [email protected]?6 2D 96 DE2CC65 πŸ˜• >FD:4 G:[email protected] [email protected] 6249 @7 E96 `a [email protected]?8D[ H9:49 πŸ˜• :ED 6?E:C6EJ >2<6D FA E96 2=3F>\[email protected]>A2?J:?8 7:=>[ β€œ%96 (9:E6 [email protected] *62C @7 E96 s2C< [email protected]]” xE H2D @776C65 2D 2 =:>:E65 DEC62> @? k2 9C67lQ9EEAi^^’66AD][email protected]>Qm’66AD][email protected]>k^2m @? E96 2=3F> C6=62D6 52J 2?5 H:== 36 @77:4:2==J C6=62D65 3J E96 6?5 @7 E96 J62C]k^Am

kAmβ€œx H6?E 2== E96 H2J @? E9:D @?6 … x H6?E 7F== [email protected]?46́[” 96 D2:5 H:E9 2 =2F89[ [email protected]:?8 9:D 52?46 >@G6D πŸ˜• E96 AC6G:@FD=J C6=62D65 G:[email protected] 2?5 255:?8 E92E E96C6’D β€œ[email protected] >F49 >@C6” [email protected] [email protected]>6] w6 [email protected]<65 H:E9 [email protected] 5:[email protected] [email protected] E96 G:[email protected] [email protected]:@? @7 E96 [email protected];64E[ 3C62<:?8 :E FA :[email protected] [email protected] 24ED[ 6249 5:[email protected] E2<:?8 2 5:776C6?E [email protected]? H:E9 E9C66 [email protected]?8D 6249]k^Am

kAmβ€œxE H2D C62==J 7F?[ 3FE 2 [email protected] @7 [email protected]<[” 96 D2:5] “(6 5:5 2== @7 E92E πŸ˜• [email protected] 2 >@?E9 2?5 2 92=7[ 3FE :E H2D 7F? [email protected] 36 23=6 [email protected] 86E [email protected] E96 6>@E:@?2= [email protected] @7 6249 [email protected]?8 2?5 7:8FC6 @FE [email protected] [email protected] C6AC6D6?E E92E πŸ˜• 2 G:DF2= [email protected]>] (6 5:5 [email protected][ AFE E96> 2== [email protected] 2?5 E96? [email protected] 92G6 E9:D G:DF2= 6IA6C:6?46 [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]?8 H:E9 =:DE6?:?8 [email protected] :E]”k^Am


kAmΒ©a_aa |65:2}6HD [email protected][ x?4] ‘:D:E k2 9C67lQ9EEADi^^HHH]@4C68:DE6C][email protected]>^[email protected]:DE6C][email protected]>k^2m]s:DEC:3FE65 3J k2 9C67lQ9EEADi^^HHH]EC:3F?64 @?E6?E286?4J][email protected]>Qm%C:3F?6 [email protected]?E6?E p86?4J[ {{r]k^2mk^Am

Copyright 2022 Tribune Content Agency.