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First Listen: Sam Outlaw, 'Tenderheart'

Exceptionally serene and pleasing, the second album from this country songwriter is easy to get lost in.
Sam Outlaw's new album, Tenderheart, comes out April 14. Source: Joseph Llanes

Every artist working in the shadow of country music lineage since Willie and Waylon were first branded as "outlaws" has had that designation at their disposal. The same goes for marketing execs and music critics. "Outlaw" is useful shorthand, an expedient way of advertising a performer's resistance to mainstream norms and general aversion to docility. Often, it's paired with a brawny aesthetic.

The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Sam Outlaw strikes

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