Blackberry Smoke’s new album blends country, rock

Blackberry Smoke’s “Like An Arrow” album cover (Image Courtesy of Amazon)Blackberry Smoke’s “Like An Arrow” album cover (Image Courtesy of Amazon)

Southern rock/country group Blackberry Smoke’s latest album, “Like An Arrow,” promises to be a solid blend of the two sounds. It comes out today, Oct. 14.

The band released the album’s first single, “Waiting for the Thunder,” in July to critical acclaim. The song has more rock influences, and was produced by the band.

“Simply put, it’s a rock and roll song. It’s the statement we want to make, musically. Lyrically, I think maybe it touches on how crazy the world seems right now,” said Charlie Starr, Blackberry Smoke’s singer and guitarist, in a Rolling Stone interview

The album is available for on Amazon and iTunes.

The album’s track list:

1. Waiting for the Thunder

2. Let It Burn

3. The Good Life

4. What Comes Naturally

5. Running Through Time

6. Like An Arrow

7. Ought to Know

8. Sunrise in Texas

9. Ain’t Gonna Wait

10. Workin’ for a Workin’ Man

11. Believe You Me

12. Free on the Wing