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Album Review: Seasick Steve - You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

Album Review: Seasick Steve - You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

Tuesday 5th July, 2011 9:27AM

“Maybe I need to change my style / been this way for a long long while” ponders “Seasick” Steve Wold on the title track from his new album. For his fans, changing his style is the last thing to be expected from the man and they will not be disappointed with what they find. Rough edged blues has always been his stock in trade and it still is on his newly released fifth album You Can’t Teach an Old Dog New Tricks. Stylistically it is most similar to his previous album, 2009’s Man From Another Time, reflected in his guitar-heavy agenda and sharpening production values.

Continue reading this review of Seasick Steve's new album You Can't Teach An Old Dog New Tricks here.

Here is a video of a recent performance led by Seasick Steve and including Jack White, Alison Mosshart and John Paul Jones - they're covering Mississippi Fred McDowell’s “Write Me A Few Lines”:

Write Me A Few Lines from Dementian on Vimeo.





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