John Mellencamp "Plain Spoken Tour" with Special Guest Carlene Carter
Published: Mar 18, 2015
Mellencamp’s career in music, spanning more than 35 years, has seen him transition from pop star to one of the most highly regarded songwriters of a generation. The “Voice of The Heartland” continues to evolve artistically with Plain Spoken — his 22nd full length album and the first new music from the artist since 2010's critically acclaimed No Better Than This.
The New York Times raved, “Folk-rock and philosophy are the makings of John Mellencamp's new album, Plain Spoken. The music looks back towards Bob Dylan's Blood On The Tracks, with strummed guitars, and brushes on the drums and neck-rack harmonica, and the words ponder trouble, power, love, God, freedom, and mortality — the concerns of a songwriter acting his age.”