Song Premiere: Moot Davis — “Food Stamps”

Juli Thanki | April 14th, 2014

Moot Davis’ new release, Goin’ in Hot (out tomorrow), is aptly titled: just days after mixing was completed, the studio in which he recorded the album burned down. Luckily, nobody was hurt in the blaze and the songs were able to be salvaged from the fire- and water-damaged studio.

Goin’ in Hot, Davis’ fourth album, draws upon several influences, and the music ranges from rock and roll on the title track and “Midnight Train” to country ballads like “Wanna Go Back” and “The Reason,” a sweet song from a son to his mother.

This morning we’re pleased to premiere Davis’ “Food Stamps”:

1 Ping

  1. […] http://www.engine145.com/song-premiere-moot-davis-food-stamps/ […]
  1. Ron Estepp
    April 14, 2014 at 3:23 pm

    Great toe tapper, dance song and straight lyrics. I need more!

  2. Paul W Dennis
    April 15, 2014 at 7:18 am

    Moot Davis deserves much wider success than he’s had thus far. I have a couple of his albums and they are really good

  3. Joe Mekler
    April 15, 2014 at 7:40 am

    Not only is this a fun tune with an unusual form but it is politically appropriate for the present times!

Tagged In This Article

Current Discussion

  • luckyoldsun: MH-- "...divisive, dismissive and argumentative." There's a shock. Who'da thunk it.
  • MH: Looks like the IBMA is finding out what a lot of us already knew about former & frequent Engine 145 …
  • Tom: ...it is almost the year 2015 - ain't it about time we leave people (celebrities included) having the personal relations …
  • Paul W Dennis: I had assumed that Herndon was gay after the incident that Lucky Old Sun referenced, but bought the next Herndon …
  • Jonathan Pappalardo: For anyone who wants to buy it, the Rosanne Cash 45 is available again. With 1000 copies being created, I …
  • luckyoldsun: It seemed that the old morals arrest incident really did Herndon in. He was a pretty big country star before …
  • CraigR.: Hopefully in the future being gay or straight won't matter at all. And then people won't have to hide their …
  • Bruce: Jim has a remarkable voice for his age. Heck, for any age.
  • bob: Good luck to Herndon and Gilman. I've seen Herndon in concert. While I liked his 90's material better, he's still …
  • Leeann Ward: It was Brad Paisley and its on his Christmas album.

Recently Reviewed Albums

  • walkerandthetexasdangers3
  • deadmanstown
  • tom t hall storytellers
  • paulthorntooblessed
  • duhksbeyondtheblue
  • kelleymickwee
  • sandrarhodes
  • candi staton