Elizabeth Cook with Little Bandit
3rd and Lindsley
Fri, Nov 17 8:00 pm
Elizabeth Cook: Elizabeth Cook didn't quite know what she was doing. But she knew there were songs, and they had to get out. Six even years since her critically acclaimed Welder, as well as much personal tumult, there were songs that needed to be born. "If anything, (Exodus) is a pledge of allegiance for the bad girls and the Homecoming Queens who got caught in a scandal. It's a bill of rights and a testimony for those good girls who got away with more than they should have. "I'm slow, and getting slower," laughs the lanky blond, unapologetically. "I'm taking my time, really drilling down. There were nine versions of 'Methadone Blues.' I've never done that before. I love that entrenchment and dedication - and I wasn't going to do any less than what needed to be done."From DexterGreen's(also the album's producer) opening electric guitar, equal parts foreboding and fraught,"Exodus of Venus" hurls a churlish witness to erotic upheaval and the drives that subsume our best notions. "Exodus" is an exhortation of sexual surrender that pushes past the brink of reason. For fans of the Florida-born 'n' raised Cook, a Grand Ole Opry regular, SiriusXM Outlaw Country hostess and David Letterman favorite, Exodus of Venus will be something of a shock. Little Bandit: Country music band from Nashville, TN.