A Long Way From Your Heart, the new album from the acclaimed Oklahoma band Turnpike Troubadours, had an impressive debut upon release. The fourth album from the venerable country-influenced rock sextet reached #3 on the Country Albums Chart, #1 on the Independent Chart, #1 on the Folk Chart, #5 on the Current Albums Chart and #20 overall on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart.
Turnpike Troubadours has been confirmed to appear on the revered PBS series Austin City Limits, which will be recorded and live-streamed on December 5th. The performance will officially air in early 2018. Catch the live stream at youtu.be/uCkUpkNHcjk.
Much like the band’s previous albums, A Long Way From Your Heart was very well-received by the press, including Associated Press, Relix and Rolling Stone Country. The new album received some of the best reviews of the band’s career, with many focusing their attention on the stellar songwriting of bandleader Evan Felker. See full highlights HERE.
★★★★ – American Songwriter
“…’A Long Way From Your Heart’ is poised to propel the Troubadours further into the mainstream.” – Rolling Stone Country
“Like Jason Isbell, Drive-By-Truckers and older alt-country acts such as Whiskeytown and Son Volt, Turnpike Troubadours are grinders, quietly making albums you’ll want to spin from start to finish,,,” – Relix
“The band pulls off the kind of curiously strong character sketches that could make even Springsteen jealous…” ★★★★ – Blurt
“[Evan Felker] has built a career out of crafting stories rich with detail, empathy and meaning…on ‘A Long Way From Your Heart’, the stories are as rich as they’ve ever been.” – Austin American-Statesman
“If you’re a country music fan who loves a good story and you’re not listening to the Turnpike Troubadours, you’re doing it wrong.” – The Boot
“Turnpike Troubadours fit levity into these songs, weaving a complex patchwork of emotions that makes ‘A Long Way from Your Heart’ deeper and more nuanced than it seems on first listen.” – Chorus.fm
“The Turnpike Troubadours are the greatest band in country music right now, and ‘A Long Way From Your Heart’ very well might be their best record yet.”
– Saving Country Music