Review of Corb Lund – Counterfeit Blues (New West)

Corb LundOne of Canada’s finest country troubadours, Corb Lund and his band take a dozen of his previously released songs and play them live off the floor at the famed Sun Studios in Memphis. Far from being a hits collection, Counterfeit Blues instead captures Lund and his backing band infusing a contagious energy into tracks like “Good Copenhagen,” “Hurtin’ Albertan” and album closer “Truth Comes Out.” Especially great is the Memphis Sun documentary contained in the deluxe edition of Counterfeit Blues. The DVD combines the making of the record with band interviews, helping shine a whole new light on the project.