Chase Bryant joined NPR Weekend Edition Sunday for a candid conversation about his journey in making his long-awaited debut album, Upbringing(available everywhere now).
In his conversation with host Lulu Garcia-Navarro, Bryant shares how he overcame an attempted suicide and returned to the stage as a confident, self-assured artist.
Listen to the conversation here
Created in the aftermath of this season of depression and self-discovery, Upbringing is a searing, honest portrait of struggle and resilience that Bryant could only create once he left the Nashville machine and returned to his Texas roots. It’s an that rejects the voices telling Bryant who he should be and finds Bryant embracing his musical and personal truth.
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Upbringing was recorded at Austin’s Arlyn Studios and produced by Jon Randall (Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley). The album features a top-shelf band that alongside Bryant includes drummer J.J. Johnson (Gary Clark, Jr., Tedeschi Trucks Band) and guitarist Charlie Sexton (Bob Dylan, Lucinda Williams).
If you have yet to hear Upbringing, listen here and below.