MCP’s 2016 Year-End Roundup

Many sites have crafted all manner of "Best Of 2016" lists, reviews, and other musical offerings--we decided not to partake this year, because honestly, we go to great lengths to feature only the best music all year long--and what a year it's been! In 2016, Mother Church Pew reviewed over 40 stellar releases from amazing... Continue Reading →

Sturgill Simpson Unveils “In Bloom”

The official music video for Sturgill Simpson’s rendition of Nirvana’s “In Bloom” can now be viewed at;  “In Bloom” is the second song unveiled from Simpson’s highly anticipated new album, A Sailor’s Guide To Earth, which will be released April 15th via Atlantic Records. Each album pre-order comes with instant downloads of “In Bloom” as well as “Brace For Impact... Continue Reading →

Coming to Jesus With Sturgill Simpson

To say that Sturgill Simpson is the “long come to Jesus” of country music isn’t hyperbole, PR spin, or folklore. In fact, there is really no other way to explain Simpson than as “the no-bullshit savior of the Nashville sound.” A plain and rather unimpressive man in stature, sporting a common white shirt and jeans,... Continue Reading →

Interview: Merle Haggard

At 78 years of age, Merle Haggard is not slowing down. “My family won’t let me sink back in the chair,” he jokes. “They want me to be a young grandpa.” The truth is that the legend has seen a thing or two in his day. With a career spanning from the early sixties to... Continue Reading →

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