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Ryan Bingham

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Oscar Winner Ryan Bingham Back With Fear And Saturday Night

The rough voiced, former rodeo riding, country songwriter Ryan Bingham is back with a very personal and direct new album called Fear and Saturday Night. Bingham burst on the scene with the well received Mescalito in 2007 but really became known when his songs from the film Crazy Horse won both the Golden Globe and The Oscar for best song in 2009. He was even the Americana artist of the year in 2010. But then life intervened into all this success. His alcoholic mother died, his father committed suicide and Ryan kept going and going and didn't deal with the grief until he had to: “It just got to where I really needed to just take some time off and deal with it. I was just constantly out there running away from it on the road.” Ryan escaped into an Airstream in the California Mountains to write the new album. We'll the songs performed in front of a live audience. Fear and Saturday Night is released tomorrow.

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Recent Release: Fear and Saturday Night
Release Date: January 20, 2015
Label: Axster Bingham Records