Tyminski returns with new deal
Friday, July 14, 2017
– Dan Tyminski, a long-standing member of Alison Krauss' Union Station, is forging a new chapter in his solo career as he signed with Mercury Nashville.
Tyminski, also known as the voice of the "A Man of Constant Sorrow" from the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack, has released a short clip from his upcoming album, "Southern Gothic." He will release the album under the name "Tyminski."
It was not clear when the disc from the Vermont native would be released. Jesse Frasure, whose has produced for Florida Georgia Line and Meghan Trainor, produced Tyminski.
The release contains 11 songs include "Hollow Hallelujah," "Perfect Poison," "Bloodline" and the title track.
Tyminski has released three solo albums since 1985. His most recent was "Wheels" in 2008 on Rounder.
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