Trouble in Mind


Hayes Carll works in the hallowed tradition of smart-aleck Texas singer/songwriters (like Ray Wylie Hubbard, who co-wrote one song here) whose shaggy-dog stories always seem to have a poetic twist. The 12 originals on Trouble in Mind—which also sports well-chosen covers of Tom Waits and Scott Nolan tunes—are populated by lovable tipplers who idealize women and either overthink or underthink everything else in life. To hear the full force of Hayes’ mischievous wit, skip directly to the hilariously offensive closing track, “She Left Me for Jesus,” in which a sozzled redneck laments his girlfriend’s untimely conversion.


Recent Music Posts More

More News

Enjoy the hilarious interaction in this short video clip!
Blake announced that he'll be headlining a new tour in 2016.
Stars shone at New York City fundraiser for Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Naomi and Wynonna’s Girls Night Out residency starts tonight (Oct. 7).
Pop star developed successful country career in the 1980s.
Stars Receive Their Stars at Nashville’s Walk of Fame Park, Oct. 6.