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Sep 14, 2021

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit have announced a new covers album, Georgia Blue, of which all proceeds will benefit three different organizations: Black Voters Matter, Fair Fight, and Georgia STAND-UP. The album consists of covers of songs originally created by Georgia natives (R.E.M., Gladys Knight, James Brown). Isbell and his band have also shared a song from the album, a cover of R.E.M.’s “Driver 8,” which features John Paul White. Georgia Blue will be out on October 15 via Isbell’s own label Southeastern Records. More

Jun 17, 2020

In mid-May, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit released Reunions via Southeastern, their fourth studio album as a six-piece. The band played two songs off the record last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, starting with “Running With Our Eyes Closed” and closing with “Overseas.” More




Reviews

Jul 20, 2023

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit returned to LA’s Greek Theatre last weekend and Under the Radar were there to see it. More

Oct 21, 2021

On last year’s anthemic “Be Afraid,” Jason Isbell sang, “And if your words add up to nothing, then you’re making a choice/To sing a cover when we need a battle cry.” But sometimes, a collection of cover songs can be the battle cry itself, as Isbell and the 400 Unit claim with Georgia Blue—a covers album in support of voting rights in Georgia where the 2020 presidential election came down to the thinnest of margins. More