Westword looks back on the legacy of Robbie Fulks's seminal, iconic debut album Country Love Songs, released on Bloodshot Records in 1996. Bloodshot co-owner/founder Nan Warshaw and Robbie himself lend their thoughts on the initial release of the album and the aftermath.
“We were aware that it was more traditional-country-leaning than the other records we released, and we knew we’d get some flak for releasing it,” Warshaw says. “But that seemed like all the more reason to work with Robbie and release the album.”
For more Country Love Songs reflection from Robbie, here's an essay he wrote for the Bloodshot blog.